Magnitude 7.1 Earthquake Hits Japan's Fukushima Province (VIDEO)

Rickey Yaneza

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit Japan’s Fukushima province on February 13, 2021. Here are videos from social media. So scary!

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To my friends in Japan, please be safe!

Authorities said that there is no danger of a tsunami.

From Japan Times:

A magnitude 7.1 earthquake, which measured a strong 6 on the shindo (intensity) scale, was detected at a depth of 60 kilometers off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture, on Saturday at 11:08 p.m.

There is currently no tsunami warning in effect.

As a precaution, those near coastal areas are advised to move to higher ground.

Update: The earthquake has been upgraded to a 7.3

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