Shinya Tsukada, Chief of the Earthquake and Tsunami Monitoring Division of the Japan Meteorological Agency, held a press conference at 4:50 am regarding this earthquake, which observed shaking with a seismic intensity of 5 or higher in Aomori Prefecture. Please pay close attention to future seismic activity and rain conditions. Please be aware of earthquakes that cause shaking with a maximum seismic intensity of 5 or higher for the next week or so. "