• Japan Chiba Prefecture hit by powerful 5.9 magnitude earthquake

    19 days ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    A strong 5.9 magnitude struck the northwestern Chiba Prefecture in Japan on the east of the capital Tokyo, on Thursday, October 8, 2021. The quake was first reported by Japan Meteorological Agency with the magnitude of 6.1 and an initial depth of 80 kilometers. The earthquake was then upgraded to a 5.9 magnitude with a depth of 62 kilometers , as per the USGS.
    Local media reported that the earthquake left one individual seriously injured while 16 other injuries were deemed as minor. Nearly 250 households were left without power in Tokyo. The runway of Tokyo Haneda Airport was also briefly...
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