5.1 M quake hits Hokkaido island

A 5.1-magnitude earthquake struck Japan’s northernmost Hokkaido island. Japan Meteorological agency said earthquake hit Abira settlement late yesterday, while Iburi province suffered from 5-magnitude quakes within 7 points scale used in Japan. According to local authorities, one woman was injured in the earthquake after she fell down and broke her ribs. Traffic was temporarily blocked in the affected area.

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