Magnitude 5.4 Earthquake Hits Southeastern Part Of Japan's Island Of Honshu -Seismologists
Muhammad Irfan Published December 03, 2021 | 06:40 AM
TOKYO (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 03rd December, 2021) A 5.4 magnitude earthquake has hit the southeastern part of Japan's biggest island of Honshu, the Japan Meteorological Agency reported on Thursday.
The tremors were felt in 23 prefectures, including those on the islands of Kyushu and Shikoku.
Japan is located in a seismically active zone known as the Ring of Fire and regularly suffers from powerful earthquakes. The 2011 9.0 magnitude earthquake and the following tsunami killed over 15,000 people and caused the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster.