It has been 26 days and a week since we observed a violent shaking with a seismic intensity of less than 6 in the Noto region of Ishikawa prefecture.

The Japan Meteorological Agency says that seismic activity may continue in the Noto region for the time being, and is calling for measures against strong shaking such as fixing furniture and preventing falls.

In the magnitude 5.4 earthquake that occurred on the 19th of this month, we observed a violent tremor with a seismic intensity of 6 lower in Suzu City and a seismic intensity of 5 lower in Noto Town.

In the Noto region, earthquakes continued on the 20th of the following day, such as observing a seismic intensity of 5 upper in Suzu City. It has become.

According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, seismic activity in the Noto region has declined compared to a week ago, but it has been active since December.

Some point out that it will last for several months

It has been pointed out that seismic activity that has already been prolonged is related to crustal movements.

A slight uplift of the ground has been observed at the observation point in Suzu City, and experts are continuing to observe and study whether it is affected by "some kind of fluid" that has flowed underground.

The government's Earthquake Research Committee has pointed out that "seismic activity may continue for several months" due to the situation of earthquakes and crustal movements.

The Japan Meteorological Agency has also called for measures against strong shaking, such as fixing furniture and preventing falls, as seismic activity may continue for the time being.