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Strong quakes hit Hokkaido; no tsunami warning issued

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Hokkaido is a large island. Where in Hokkaido?

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Hokkaido is a large island. Where in Hokkaido?

please read below

The most powerful temblor, with a preliminary magnitude of 5.4, shook the northern part of the island at around 12:53 a.m., registering upper 5 on the Japanese seismic intensity scale of 7 in Nakagawa and 4 in many areas near the town.

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Quite far north and didn't feel anything here in Sapporo.

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I pray all are well.

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LamillyToday  09:49 am JST

Hokkaido is a large island. Where in Hokkaido?

"seismic intensity scale of 7 in Nakagawa"

"said an official of the Nakagawa town office"

"measured 4 on the intensity scale in Nakagawa"

Google: Nakagawa Hokkaido

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If you're interested in the Earthquakes, install the WeatherNews App on your iPhone (WNN) - although its only in Japanese, its very useful for things like Earthquakes, and Weather reports, etc. Apparently there was a small quake at 21:11 off Choshi.. But yes, Hokkaido has had a rather large number of earthquakes over the past few days ranging from 1-5 on the Japanese scale (around the Nakagawa area).... North Western tip of the Island.

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