Japan: Earthquake Hits Fukushima with an initial magnitude of 7.1


Japan’s Broadcasting Corporation reported Saturday evening that an earthquake hit Fukushima with an initial magnitude of 7.1.

The Japan Meteorological Agency said the earthquake had an initial magnitude of 7.1 and occurred off the coast of eastern Japan.

The epicenter of the earthquake was off the coast of Fukushima district, at a depth of 60 km, the agency added.

The quake struck at 11.08 pm local time (14.08 GMT) and shook buildings in Tokyo.


最高の気分で帰宅してたらいきなり地震速報きて車停めたらめちゃくちゃ揺れてヤバかったー。
橋の手前で良かった😅
この後1分くらい揺れてた。

家に着いたら部屋の中めちゃくちゃでしたが、とりあえず無事です👍 pic.twitter.com/DOkUHfTz20

— くまちゃん (@kumahyde) February 13, 2021