Earthquake of magnitude 6.0 occurred in the Japanese island of Honshu

Earthquake of magnitude 6.0 occurred on Sunday at the north-eastern coast of the Japanese island of Honshu, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey.

Earthquakes have been recorded in at 07.19 UTC (11.19 MSK). The earthquake lies at a depth of 10 kilometers. The epicenter was located at 179 kilometers east of Morioka (Iwate Prefecture).

Information about the destruction and injuries were reported. Messages no tsunami threat.

In the north-eastern Japan March 11, 2011 magnitude 9.0 earthquake godaproizoshlo, which received the official name of the Great Earthquake. It caused a tsunami that reached a height of 30-40 meters. The disaster killed or missing, more than 19 thousand people. Nearly 380,000 homes were destroyed or destruction. Accident occurred at the nuclear power plant "Fukushima-1".

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