According to TASS, according to the Japan National Meteorological Administration, the epicenter of the earthquake was located on the northernmost island of Hokkaido.

The hearth lay at a depth of 6 kilometers.

It is noted that there was no information about the destruction and casualties.

A tsunami threat was also not announced.

Earlier it became known that an earthquake of magnitude 5.3 occurred in the province of Aksaray in Turkey.