Deep earthquake in the Sea of Japan

In the center of the Sea of Japan at a depth of 445 km under his bottom tonight earthquake with magnitude 4.8. According to the Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the push is registered at 02:44 Vladivostok time (19:44 MSK 1 October).

Sea of Japan earthquake deep quite rare, usually characteristic of the Sea of Okhotsk, where the tectonic upheavals at depths of 400 to 600 km recorded frequently.

The epicenter was in the Sea of Japan lay about 330 km north of the city of Tottori, located on the west coast of the Japanese island of Honshu, and is located about 400 km south of the city of Nakhodka. According to seismologists, the Far East, the earthquake in settlements Primorye was not felt, no tsunami threat, according to ITAR-TASS.

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