Seismic intensity of less than 5 in Ibaraki Prefecture No tsunami concerns

Seismic intensity of less than 5 in Ibaraki Prefecture November 22 at 7:48 PM

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At around 7:06 p.m. on The 22nd, there was an earthquake in the northern part of Ibaraki Prefecture that observed a tremor with a seismic intensity of less than 5. There is no need to worry about tsunamis caused by this earthquake.
Tokai Village, Ibaraki Prefecture, observed tremors with a seismic intensity of less than 5.

In addition, seismic intensity 4 was in Mito City, Hitachi City, Tsuchiura City, Hitachi Ota City, Hitachi naka City, Hitachi Omiya City, Fukushima City, Koriyama City, Iwaki City, Shirakawa City, Sukagawa City, Mashiko Town, Tochigi Prefecture, etc. in Ibaraki Prefecture.

In addition, tremors of seismic intensity 3 to 1 were observed over a wide area of Tohoku, Kanto-Koshinetsu, and Tokai.

According to observations by the Japan Meteorological Agency, the epicenter is off the coast of Ibaraki Prefecture, and the depth of the epicenter is estimated to be 40 kilometers, and the magnitude indicating the magnitude of the earthquake is estimated to be 5.8.

Seismic intensity of each municipality

The seismic intensity of each municipality is as follows.

A seismic intensity of less than 5 is in Tokai Village, Ibaraki Prefecture.

Seismic intensity 4 is 4 in Fukushima City, Koriyama City, Fukushima Prefecture, Shirakawa City, Fukushima Prefecture, Sukagawa City, Fukushima Prefecture, Tenei Village, Fukushima Prefecture, Izumizaki Village, Fukushima Prefecture Tanakura Town, Fukushima Prefecture Tamagawa Village, Fukushima Prefecture Asakawa Town, Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture Hitachi, Ibaraki Prefecture Tsuchiura City, Ibaraki Prefecture Hitachi Ota City, Ibaraki Prefecture Takahagi City, Ibaraki Prefecture Kita-Ibaraki City, Kasama City, Ibaraki Prefecture Hitachinaka City, Ibaraki Prefecture Hitachi Omiya City, Ibaraki Prefecture Naka City, Ibaraki Prefecture Hokoda City, Ibaraki Prefecture Komitama City Ibaraki Town, Ibaraki Prefecture, Josato Town, Ibaraki Prefecture, Daiko Town, Tochigi Prefecture Mashiko Town, Tochigi Prefecture Takanezawa Town.

Seismic intensity of less than 5 in Ibaraki Prefecture since December 2016

According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, the seismic intensity of Ibaraki Prefecture has been observed since the earthquake that occurred on December 28, 2016 and injured two people in the northern part of Ibaraki Prefecture.

Establishment of government information liaison office

At 7:07 p.m., the government established an information liaison office at the Crisis Management Center of the Prime Minister’s Office to gather information on damage caused by the earthquake by in contact with relevant ministries and agencies in response to an earthquake that observed a tremor with a seismic intensity of less than 5 in Ibaraki Prefecture.