Earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 hits Hokkaido in Japan

No tidal wave caution has actually been released

A quake with a size of 5.1 hit north Japan at an early stage Thursday, the Japan Meteorological Firm stated.

The epicentre of the quake remained in the Soya area of the north island of Hokkaido, as well as at a deepness of 3 kilometres, the National Research Study Institute for Planet Scientific Research as well as Catastrophe Dependence (NIED) stated.

No tidal wave caution had actually been released, broadcaster NHK stated. There were no prompt records of damages.

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