6.3 magnitude earthquake occurred in Japan

6.3 magnitude earthquake occurred on Wednesday in Japan. Information on casualties or damage were reported. According to the National Meteorological Administration there is a tsunami threat.

The epicenter of quake was located in the Pacific Ocean on the north-east coast of the Japanese main island of Honshu. Hearth lies at a depth of 10 kilometers under the seabed.

 

On Wednesday in Japan, a number of earthquakes with a magnitude between 5.1 and 7.2. According to emergency services, no injuries, damage to infrastructure and buildings have been identified, except for the collapse of the wall in one of the schools in the prefecture of Iwata.

Tremors without affecting the nuclear power plant in Miyagi prefecture, which account for the brunt of the disaster. Nevertheless, they have caused disruptions in transportation. In particular, the railway company JR was forced to suspend traffic on the branch of high-speed trains "Shinkansen".

Residents prefectures of Miyagi, Fukushima, Iwate and Aomori forbidden to approach the ocean side to the threat of a tsunami. In the city of Ofunato from the area had to be evacuated more than 5.5 thousand people.

The Japanese archipelago is located on the junction of four tectonic plates, so every year there are up to 20% of the seating on the earth quake of magnitude 6.0 and above, transfers ITAR-TASS.

 

In Japan, there was a powerful earthquake


Residents of Japan warned of a possible tsunami

Earthquake of magnitude 7.2 occurred off the northeast coast of the main Japanese island of Honshu. Data on casualties or damage specified. Declared a tsunami threat.

Japan's Meteorological Service warned that the wave height may reach half a meter. It is forbidden to approach the ocean coast residents prefectures of Miyagi, Fukushima and Iwate.

Tremors were felt in almost all the eastern part of Honshu, including Tokyo, ITAR-TASS reported.

The Japanese archipelago is located on the junction of four tectonic plates, so every year there are up to 20% of the seating on the earth quake of magnitude 6.0 and above.

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The earthquake in Japan disrupted transport

No one was injured in a strong earthquake of magnitude 7.2, which occurred on Wednesday in Japan. Damage to buildings and infrastructure is also not revealed. Tremors without affecting the nuclear power plant in Miyagi prefecture, which took place brunt of the disaster, according to emergency services in Japan.

However the earthquake caused disruptions in transportation. In particular, the railway company "JR" was forced to suspend the movement of high-speed trains on the branch "Shinkansen", ITAR-TASS reported.

According to the Meteorological Service of Japan, the epicenter of the earthquake was located in the Pacific Ocean off the northeast coast of the main Japanese island of Honshu, and the focus lies at a depth of 10 km under the sea. Tremors were felt in 23 of the 47 prefectures of Japan, including Tokyo.

Residents prefectures of Miyagi, Fukushima and Iwate forbidden to approach the ocean side to the threat of a tsunami. According to the weather service, the height of the waves could reach half a meter, but, according to experts, it should not cause significant damage.

The Japanese archipelago is located on the junction of four tectonic plates, so every year there are up to 20% of the seating on the earth quake of magnitude 6.0 and above.

Source: News

In one school in Japan because of the earthquake collapsed wall

TOKYO, March 9 — RIA Novosti. Wall in a school in the Japanese prefecture of Iwate struck by the earthquake of magnitude 7.2 occurred off the east coast of the country, the broadcaster NHK.

Information on casualties yet.

The earthquake occurred at 11.45 (5.45 MSK). Strong tremors for 30 seconds was felt in Tokyo, RIA Novosti reported.

Mmo country issued a warning about the possibility of a tsunami up to 50 centimeters in the prefectures of Aomori, Iwate, Miyagi, Fukushima.

At 12.16 (6.16 MSK) to shore Iwate Prefecture came a wave height of 60 centimeters, it was recorded in Ofunato.

At the same time mmo reported he did not expect much damage from the tsunami. Information that the nuclear power plant in Miyagi prefecture was damaged, have been reported.

Source: RIA Novosti

Residents of Japan warned of a possible tsunami

Japanese authorities on Wednesday, March 9, issued a formal warning about the threat of a tsunami Pacific coast of Honshu, the largest island of the Japanese archipelago

According to the Meteorological Service of Japan, an earthquake of magnitude 7.2 occurred in the ocean 160 kilometers from Tokyo at a depth of 10 kilometers. Tsunami waves, reportedly can reach a height of half a meter. It is expected that they will not cause serious damage, according lenta.ru.

However, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter of the earthquake was located 409 kilometers northeast of Tokyo, and its magnitude was 5.6.

No casualties or damage caused by the earthquake and tsunami did not arrive. Tremors at the moment of the earthquake were felt in the capital of Japan, located on the Pacific coast.

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In Japan, several more aftershocks

A few more aftershocks of magnitude 5.1 to 5.5 recorded in northeast Japan, where this morning there was a strong earthquake of magnitude 7.2. New tremors did not cause a tsunami threat.

According to the Meteorological Service of Japan, the epicenter of the earthquake was located in the Pacific Ocean off the northeast coast of the main Japanese island of Honshu, and the focus lies at a depth of 10 kilometers under the seabed. Tremors were felt in 23 of the 47 prefectures of Japan, including Tokyo.

Following the earthquake, no one was hurt. Damages in infrastructure and buildings have been identified, with the exception of the wall collapsed in a school in the prefecture of Iwate. Residents prefectures of Miyagi, Fukushima, Iwate and Aomori forbidden to approach the ocean side to the threat of a tsunami. In the city of Ofunato from the area had to be evacuated more than 5.5 thousand people.

According to ITAR-TASS, the tremors are not disrupted nuclear power plant in Miyagi prefecture, on which the brunt of nature. However the earthquake caused disruptions in transportation. In particular, the railway company "JR" was forced to suspend the movement of high-speed trains on the branch "Shinkansen".

The Japanese archipelago is located on the junction of four tectonic plates, so every year there are up to 20 percent of the seating on the earth quake of magnitude 6.0 and above.

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