Source: China State Council Information Office
An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.3 struck off Aomori Prefecture in northeastern Japan on Monday, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).
The quake occurred around 2:23 a.m. local time, with its epicenter at a latitude of 40.7 degrees north and a longitude of 142.7 degrees east, and at the depth of 10 km.
The earthquake logged 5 Lower in some parts of Iwate Prefecture and 4 in Aomori Prefecture on the Japanese seismic intensity scale which peaks at 7.
So far no tsunami warning has been issued.