Magnitude 4.8 Earthquake Hits Japan’s Noto Region of Ishikawa Pref. on Tuesday Evening

The Yomiuri Shimbun

An earthquake with estimated magnitude of 4.8 occurred in the Noto area of Ishikawa Prefecture at 6:42 p.m. on Tuesday, measuring lower 5 on the Japanese seismic intensity scale in Shika, Ishikawa Prefecture, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency.

The epicenter was in the Noto area and the focus was about 10 kilometers deep.