Japan announced a tsunami warning after the earthquake

Mmo Japan announced a tsunami warning after a powerful earthquake of magnitude 8.3 in the Solomons.

Prevention activities for the entire Pacific coast of northern Hokkaido to southern Okinawa. According to experts, the height of the waves, which will reach the coast of Japan, will not exceed 0.5 meters.

Earthquake of magnitude 8.0 occurred on Wednesday in the Pacific Ocean near the island of Makira, part of the Solomon Islands. The epicenter of earthquake was located in 348 kilometers east of Kirakira. The earthquake lies at a depth of 33 kilometers. An hour earlier in the same area, an earthquake of magnitude 6.3.

Across the Pacific Solomon Islands is a "fire zone" — the band of volcanoes and tectonic faults up to 40,000 kilometers. He circles the Pacific Ocean, passing along the coasts of North and South America to the southern part of Alaska, then turns to Japan, the Philippines and Indonesia, and ends near the island of New Guinea, New Zealand and South West Pacific.

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