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Seismic Shock Hits Central Japan: Tsunami Alert for Ishikawa Prefecture

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In a seismic upheaval, Ishikawa in central Japan was rattled by a formidable earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale, prompting authorities to issue a tsunami warning. The tremor originated in the Noto region, setting off alarms for residents to swiftly evacuate while bracing for potential aftershocks.

Seismic Shock Hits Central Japan: Tsunami Alert for Ishikawa Prefecture

The coastal areas along the Sea of Japan witnessed the initial impact of a one-meter-high (3.3 feet) tsunami, as reported by the public broadcaster NHK on Monday. Authorities are on high alert, anticipating a more substantial wave in the imminent hours. The situation remains tense as residents prepare for potential consequences in the aftermath of this significant seismic event.