In the north-east Japan earthquake proioshlo another 5.3 bylla. Tremors felt residents 14 prefectures of the country, including Tokyo.
As the Zman, the epicenter of the earthquake was located in the Pacific Ocean at a depth of 50 kilometers off the coast of Miyagi prefecture.
Earlier it was reported that in Japan declined scale search operation, which started on April 1. Rescuers have found 70 bodies.
Death toll from the devastating earthquake in Japan and ensuing tsunami has exceeded 12 thousand.
According to published reports, the official death toll of 12,009 people, and missing are listed 15 000 472. Most of those killed in the prefectures of Miyagi, Fukushima and Iwate. Injuries of varying severity were 2000 878 people.
Recall massive search operation was launched in Japan on April 1. Took part in the operation 100 planes and helicopters, and 50 ships of Japan Self-Defense Forces. They were assisted by 20 military aircraft and helicopters, as well as more than 10 ships of the U.S. Navy. To search for the missing were connected police, fire and Coast Guard Japan.
By the earthquake and tsunami, according to police, destroyed more than 45 000 700 homes, more 133 thousand houses were partially damaged. Total damage from the disaster in Japan is more than $ 300 billion
March 11 earthquake magnitude 9 byllov was the most devastating for the entire post-war history of Japan, beating the number killed the sad record of the Kobe earthquake in 1995. Ensuing tsunami destroyed infrastructure north-eastern Japan, and destroyed the cooling system of reactors at the plant "Fukushima-1", which led to the fire, a number of explosions and radiation leak at the plant.