A 6.3-magnitude earthquake hits Japan’s Kuril Islands

A 6.3-magnitude earthquake hits Japan’s Kuril Islands

Tokyo: An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 on the Richter Scale jolted Japan’s Kuril Islands on Thursday, the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) said.
According to NCS, the earthquake occurred at 2:45 pm (IST) at a depth of 10 kilometers. The NCS said the epicenter of the earthquake was found to be at a latitude of 44.36 and a longitude of 149.23.

In a post shared on X, NCS stated, “Earthquake of Magnitude:6.3, Occurred on 28-12-2023, 14:45:12 IST, Lat: 44.36 & Long: 149.23, Depth: 10 Km ,Location: Kuril Islands, Japan.”

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