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Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Japan hit by a 6.0 magnitude earthquake

On Friday, a significant seismic event of magnitude 6.0 struck the region of Hokkaido in Japan, according to a report from the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) as conveyed by Reuters.

The earthquake’s focal point was located at a depth of approximately 46 kilometers (about 28.58 miles) beneath the Earth’s surface, as indicated by GFZ’s analysis.

This incident follows an earlier occurrence this year when a powerful tremor resulted in one fatality and left more than a dozen individuals injured within the country.

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