Earthquake in Japan — 4.4

TOKYO, November 26. Earthquake of magnitude 4.4 occurred on the west coast of the central Japanese island of Honshu.

As the national meteorological agencies of the country, the epicenter of the earthquake was located in Niigata Prefecture. Because of the small depth of — 10 km, tremors were felt in five prefectures, including the Capital Region.

About the destruction or injuries were reported. Tsunami threat was not announced.

Recall, November 24, an earthquake of magnitude 6.1 occurred in the southern part of the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido. The National Meteorological Administration announced the tsunami threat, but a few minutes later withdrew the warning.

The epicenter was located near the south-eastern coast of the island, the center lies at a depth of 30 km. Tremors felt residents of Hokkaido and Aomori Prefecture, located in the northern part of the island of Honshu.

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