Hokkaido, August 29: A powerful earthquake of measuring 6.1 magnitudes on the Ritcher Scale on Thursday morning jolted Hokkaido province of Japan.
In a tweet, IMD Earthquake said, “Earthquake of Magnitude:6.1, Occurred on 29-08-2019, 05:16:37 IST, Lat:41.1 N & Long: 142.9 E, Depth: 10 Km, Region: Hokkaido, Japan Region.”
Earthquake of Magnitude:6.1, Occurred on:29-08-2019, 05:16:37 IST, Lat:41.1 N & Long: 142.9 E, Depth: 10 Km, Region:Hokkaido, Japan Region pic.twitter.com/AbxiJ2g9qK
— IMD-Earthquake (@IMD_Earthquake) August 29, 2019
The tremor occurred at a 10-kilometre depth, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA). It also said there were no immediate reports of casualties due to the heavy earthquake.