Magnitude 5.4 Earthquake Hits Japan’s Noto Peninsula, Ishikawa Pref.; Registering Upper 5 on Japanese Seismic Intensity Scale in Anamizu


An earthquake with an estimated magnitude of 5.3 struck the Noto region of Ishikawa Prefecture at 5:26 a.m. Saturday, registering upper 5 on the Japanese seismic intensity scale in Anamizu, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency.

No tsunami is feared following the earthquake, agency officials said.