June 19, 2021

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A 6.1 magnitude earthquake occurred in the sea near Hokkaido

Hokkaido Earthquake
6.1 Magnitude earthquake occurred at noon on the 16th in the waters near Kushiro City, Hokkaido, Japan. No danger of a tsunami from the earthquake. The epicenter was located in the sea off Kushiro city, Hokkaido, with a focal depth of 60. Km.

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.

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