Strong earthquake in Japan: 1 person died
A 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck Japan's epicenter Ishikawa Prefecture. While it was announced that there was no tsunami risk, it was announced that 1 person died.
Japan was shaken by a 6.5 magnitude earthquake today. According to the information received from the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), the earthquake occurred off the coast of Ishikawa province. It was stated that the earthquake was recorded at a depth of 10 kilometers, and it was announced that it was felt in many regions, especially in the provinces of Niigata, Toyama, Fukui and Fukushima. It has been reported that there is no tsunami risk. The JMA warned that there could be changes in sea levels in coastal areas.
Japan Cabinet Chief Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno said in a statement after the earthquake that they received information that some houses collapsed in Ishikawa province, the epicenter of the earthquake, while the government is trying to confirm the details of the earthquake.
Matsuno informed that no anomalies were detected in the operation of the Shika Nuclear Power Plant in Ishikawa Prefecture.
It was learned that an unnamed person living in the city of Suzu died by falling down the stairs due to the effect of the earthquake.