Japan declared a tsunami threat because of a new earthquake

In Japan, Sunday, July 10, an earthquake of magnitude 7.1, soobschaetAgence France-Presse. The epicenter of the earthquake, recorded at 09:57 local time, was located at the island of Honshu. Data on casualties or damage have been reported yet. Meteorological Service of Japan announced the tsunami threat up to half a meter in the prefectures of Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima.

Prefecture of Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima have been hit hard by the devastating earthquake on March 11, 2011, and the resulting tsunami. The disaster in Japan, at the end of June, killing more than 15.5 thousand people, with more than 7.2 thousand missing. Tens of thousands of people in the disaster homeless. As of the end of June in temporary shelters for lost blood were about 112 thousand people.

The earthquake and tsunami on March 11 caused the accident at the nuclear power plant "Fukushima-1", which broke down the automatic cooling reactors. Around the station has increased background radiation, residents of the settlements within a radius of 20 kilometers of the plant have been evacuated. Consequences of the "Fukushima-1" until you can not eliminate.

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