Thursday, June 12, 2008

MAG.4.8 quake hits Nagano Prefecture, vicinity

TOKYO-An earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 4.8 jolted Nagano Prefecture, northwest of Tokyo, and surrounding areas on Friday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.There are no immediate reports of injuries or damage from the 11:21 a.m. quake. No tsunami warning was issued.The quake measured 4 on the Japanese seismic intensity scale of 7 in Shiojiri and Kiso in the prefecture, the agency said.The focus of the quake was about 10 kilometers underground in southern Nagano Prefecture, it said.
As in the days of Noah...

No comments: