Seismic intensity 4 in Miyagi Prefecture, Iwate Prefecture, Aomori Prefecture September 12, 12:12
At around 11:44 a.m. on the 12th, there was an earthquake that observed tremors with a seismic intensity of 4 in various parts of the Tohoku region. Don’t worry about the tsunami caused by this earthquake.
The shaking of seismic intensity 4 was observed.
Upstairs in Aomori Prefecture
Morioka City, Ofunedo City, Kitajo City, Tono City, Ichinoseki City, etc.
It was in Aoba-ku, Ishinomaki City, Kesennuma City, Iwanuma City, Toome City, etc. in Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture.
In addition, tremors with a seismic intensity of 3 to 1 were observed in Tohoku, Hokkaido, Kanto-Koshinetsu, Shizuoka Prefecture, etc.
According to observations by the Japan Meteorological Agency, the epicenter is off Miyagi Prefecture, the depth of the epicenter is 40 kilometers, and the magnitude of the earthquake is estimated to be 6.1.
According to the disaster prevention management office in Ofunedo City, Iwate Prefecture, which observed tremors with a seismic intensity of 4, I felt a small horizontal shaking for a few seconds in the event of an earthquake, but the materials and equipment did not fall from the shelves. Ofunedo City has established a disaster warning headquarters to collect information on the damage caused by earthquakes.
The announcement of an emergency earthquake warning was not observed with a seismic intensity of less than 5 or more.
The Japan Meteorological Agency released an emergency earthquake warning as strong tremors were expected in Miyagi and Iwate prefectures, but no strong tremors with a seismic intensity of 5 or greater were observed. The Japan Meteorological Agency says, “Emergency earthquake bulletins predict tremors in a short amount of time immediately after an earthquake, so there may be an error of about one level in the seismic intensity, but when a preliminary report comes out, we want you to be wary of strong tremors.”