Today (22nd), around 7:7 pm, an earthquake of magnitude 5.8 occurred off the coast of Ibaraki Prefecture in northeastern Japan.
The Japan Meteorological Agency said the earthquake, with an epicenter depth of about 40 km, had observed shaking of up to 5 magnitudes in Tokai-mura, Ibaraki Prefecture.
An earthquake rating of 5, which is classified by the Japan Meteorological Agency, is the level that most people feel afraid and need to hold onto.
In the Tokyo area, an intensity 3 was observed in which everyone indoors senses shaking.
The Meteorological Agency has no fear of a tsunami following the earthquake, but has urged attention to the possibility of a landslide.
Tokai No. 2 nuclear power plant in Tokai-mura is temporarily stopped after an earthquake and is checked for abnormalities.
In addition, the Tohoku Shinkansen stopped operating between Tochigi Prefecture and Fukushima Prefecture, and immediately resumed.
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