The Japan Meteorological Agency reported that a magnitude 6.1 earthquake occurred at noon on the 16th in the waters near Kushiro City, Hokkaido, Japan. There is no danger of a tsunami from the earthquake.
Xinhua News Agency reported that the Japan Meteorological Agency announced on Sunday (16th) that the earthquake occurred at 12:24 Tokyo time on the 16th (11:24 Singapore time). The epicenter was located in the sea off Kushiro City, Hokkaido, with a focal depth of 60. Km, the earthquake was felt strongly in the eastern part of Hokkaido.
Since the beginning of this year, there have been continuous earthquakes of magnitude 6 or higher in the Tohoku region of Japan, centered on Fukushima and Miyagi. On the evening of February 13, a magnitude 7.3 earthquake occurred in the eastern seas of Fukushima Prefecture, killing at least one person and injuring about 190 others.