There was an earthquake around 5:13 pm on the 6th.

There is no need to worry about the tsunami caused by this earthquake.

The epicenter is off the eastern coast of the Osumi Peninsula, the depth of the epicenter is 40 km, and the magnitude indicating the magnitude of the earthquake is estimated to be 5.5.

The seismic intensity of each municipality is as follows.

▼ Seismic intensity 4 is Nichinan City, Miyazaki Prefecture, Kushima City, Miyazaki Prefecture, So City, Kagoshima Prefecture, Kirishima City, Kagoshima Prefecture, Shibushi City, Kagoshima Prefecture, Osaki Town, Kagoshima Prefecture, Kinko Town, Kagoshima Prefecture, Minami Osumi Town, Kagoshima Prefecture, and Hebei Town, Kagoshima Prefecture.

No impact from the Kawauchi nuclear earthquake

The Kawauchi Nuclear Power Station in Satsumasendai City, Kagoshima Prefecture is operating both Units 1 and 2, and according to Kyushu Electric Power, there is no impact from the previous earthquake so far.

It also means that there is no change in the value of the monitoring post that measures the radiation dose.