At around 11:36 pm on the 16th, there was an earthquake in Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures that observed shaking with a seismic intensity of 6 or higher.
Due to this earthquake, the Japan Meteorological Agency has issued tsunami warnings along the coasts of Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures.
If you are in an area where a tsunami warning has been issued, keep away from the coast and the vicinity of the mouth of the river.
We observed shaking with a seismic intensity of 6 or higher in this earthquake at
Zao Town, Tome City, Miyagi Prefecture, Kunimi Town, Minamisoma City, Soma City, Fukushima Prefecture.
In addition, seismic intensity 6 lower, Miyagi prefecture Ishimaki city, Natori city, Kakuda city, Iwanuma city, Kurihara city, Higashi Matsushima city, Osaki city, Okawara town, Kawasaki town, Watari town, Yamamoto town, Naraha town, Futaba, prefecture Futaba city Nihonmatsu city, Tamura city, Date city, Koori town, Tenei village, Naraha town.
It was observed in Tomioka Town, Okuma Town, Futaba Town, Namie Town, Shinchi Town, and Iitate Village.
Shaking with a seismic intensity of 5 or higher in Iwate, Miyagi, Yamagata, and Fukushima prefectures.
We observed shaking with a seismic intensity of less than 5 in Aomori, Iwate, Miyagi, Akita, Yamagata, Fukushima, Ibaraki, Tochigi, and Niigata prefectures.
In addition, we observed shaking with seismic intensity 4 to 1 over a wide range from Hokkaido to Kyushu.
According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, the epicenter is off the coast of Fukushima prefecture, the depth of the epicenter is 60 km, and the magnitude indicating the magnitude of the earthquake is estimated to be 7.3.
Tsunami warning announced on the coast of Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures
The Japan Meteorological Agency has issued a tsunami warning on the coasts of Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures.
At Ishinomaki Port in Miyagi Prefecture, a 20 cm tsunami was observed at 0:29 am on the 17th.
The expected tsunami height is 1 meter. It seems that the tsunami has already arrived in Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures.
Tsunamis can be flooded many times and can rise suddenly. The tsunami pushes people and things away with a strong force. Round up work on the shore or in the sea, and move away from the shore or near the mouth of the river.
Since then, there have been earthquakes off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture. At around 0:52 am on the 17th, there was an earthquake in Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures that observed shaking with a seismic intensity of 4.