In Japan, an earthquake of magnitude 5.0

In the north-east Japan earthquake with magnitude 5.0. According to the National Meteorological Administration of the country, the epicenter of the earthquake was located in Iwate Prefecture, and the focus lies at a depth of 40 km. No injuries or damage were reported, the threat of a tsunami was not announced.

Tremors were felt in the six prefectures of the central Japanese island of Honshu.

Last Wednesday, in the north-east of Japan was a strong earthquake of magnitude 6.8. Was declared a tsunami threat. Strong tremors were felt in the 19 prefectures in Japan, the most notable were recorded in Hokkaido and Aomori, ITAR-TASS reported.

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