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A 6.4 magnitude earthquake off the east coast of Kyushu, Japan… “There is no fear of a tsunami” (Overall)

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake off the east coast of Kyushu, Japan

[일본 기상청 홈페이지 캡처, 재판매 및 DB 금지]

(Tokyo = Yonhap News) Correspondent Ho-jun Kim = At ​​1:08 a.m. on the 22nd, a magnitude 6.4 earthquake occurred off the eastern coast of Kyushu, Japan, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

According to the Korea Meteorological Administration, the epicenter is 40 km deep, and shaking of the Seismic Five River was observed in parts of Oita and Miyazaki prefectures.

The Japan Meteorological Agency’s own rating of 5 is a level of shaking that most people find difficult to walk without holding onto something.

A lot of tableware from the ceiling and books on the bookshelf fall indoors, and furniture that is not fixed may fall over.

The Korea Meteorological Administration said, “There is no risk of a tsunami.”

Kyodo News reported that, in the wake of the earthquake, a liaison room was set up at the Crisis Management Center at the Prime Minister’s Office to collect information.

In Miyazaki Prefecture, where the magnitude 5 earthquake was observed, it was confirmed that a man in his 40s was injured in a fall at home.

Several water pipes ruptured in Oita Prefecture as well, and the damage could increase as the situation progresses.

Kyushu Electric Power said that there were no abnormalities in the operation of the Genkai nuclear power plant in Saga Prefecture and the Sendai nuclear power plant in Kagoshima Prefecture.

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