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  • Ahmed Saleh

5.0 magnitude quake shakes Hokkaido, Japan; reported by GFZ research center

Riyadh, January 25, 2024, On Thursday, a seismic event measuring 5.0 in magnitude shook the Hokkaido region in Japan at 0429 GMT, according to information provided by the GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences, as reported by Xinhua. The earthquake's epicenter was initially identified at 43.31 degrees north latitude and 145.68 degrees east longitude, with a depth of 83.1 km. The incident highlights the seismic activity in the region and underscores the importance of ongoing monitoring and preparedness efforts for earthquake-prone areas.


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