By Ivan Maltsev
In Ishikawa Prefecture on the west coast of Japan, three earthquakes occurred in less than an hour, the Main Meteorological Department reported.
The first earthquake was recorded at 10:26 local time, the magnitude was 4.3. The second, magnitude 4.1, followed two minutes later. The hearth lay at a depth of ten kilometers.
The third earthquake was registered there at 11:18, its magnitude was 4.0.
The maximum strength of the tremors is estimated at four points according to the seven-point scale adopted in Japan. There is no threat of a tsunami.
There was also no information about casualties and destruction.