5.5 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of the Japanese island Titidzima, said on Sunday night the U.S. Geological Survey website (USGS).
According to the service, the tremors were recorded on Saturday at 21.48 local time (16.48 MSK). The earthquake lies at a depth of 471.7 kilometers. The epicenter was located at a distance of 202 kilometers to the west of Titidzimy, the largest of the Bonin Islands.
Information about the destruction and injuries were reported. Messages no tsunami threat.
In the north-eastern Japan March 11, 2011 an earthquake of magnitude 9.0, which was officially named the Great Earthquake. It caused a tsunami that reached a height of 30-40 meters. The disaster killed or missing, more than 19 thousand people. Nearly 380,000 homes were destroyed or destruction. Because of the element of the accident at the plant "Fukushima-1".