After 7.6 Magnitude Earthquake, Japan Hit by Another Magnitude 5 Quake


Japan's Noto Peninsula, Ishikawa Prefecture, after a strong earthquake of 7.8 magnitude occurred on January 1, January 2 at about 10:00 pm, another earthquake of magnitude 5 occurred. Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida held an emergency response meeting, said that due to the disaster area, roads are severely damaged, increasing the difficulty of rescue, and is currently racing against time, try to go into the disaster area to save lives.

When Fumio Kishida convened the "Emergency Disaster Response Conference," he said that thousands of Self-Defense Forces members have been dispatched to the hardest-hit areas to provide support.

The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) issued another magnitude 5 earthquake warning at 10:17 a.m. local time on January 2, 2012, which was centered in Anamizu Town, Ishikawa Prefecture. The epicenter of the earthquake was located in Anamizu Town, Ishikawa Prefecture, and a magnitude 4 tremor was felt in the neighboring towns of Wajima City, Noto Town and Nanao City.