A strong earthquake of magnitude 7.2 occurred off the east coast of Japan, according to mmo Japan.
The earthquake occurred at 11.45 (5.45 MSK), data on casualties or damage were reported.
According to RIA Novosti, strong aftershocks within 30 seconds were felt in Tokyo.
Mmo country issued a warning about the possibility of a tsunami up to 50 centimeters in Aumori prefectures, Iwate, Miyagi, Fukushima.
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