Another quake jolts Japan’s Fukushima prefecture

Tokyo, Feb 14 (FN Agency) Another earthquake of magnitude 5.2 on the Richter scale struck off Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture on Sunday shortly after the region was hit by a strong earthquake, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. According to the agency, tremors were recorded at 04:13 p.m. local time (07:13 GMT), with the epicenter located at the depth of 50 kilometers (31 miles).

There were no tsunami warnings. On Saturday night, a powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit the waters off the east coast of Japan’s Honshu island at 8:21 pm (IST) leaving nearly 150 people injured. In 2011, the area suffered a devastating earthquake and tsunami that led to a nuclear disaster.