M3.6 quake shakes western Japan, no tsunami warning issued
Written by tokyoclub on October 15, 2021
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.6 struck the western Japan prefecture of Wakayama on Friday but there was no threat of a tsunami, the weather agency said.
The quake occurred at 7:57 a.m., registering 4 on the Japanese seismic intensity scale of 7 in the town of Yuasa, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.
The epicenter, in the northern part of the prefecture, was at a depth of about 10 kilometers, according to the agency.