As reported news.mail.ru, in the north-east of the island of Honshu today, there was a strong earthquake measuring almost 7 points.
The National Meteorological Administration announced a tsunami threat, the data on the destruction specified.
The epicenter was located in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Iwate Prefecture, his focus lies at a depth of about 20 kilometers beneath the ocean floor.
The most powerful tremors have been recorded in the prefectures of Iwate and Aomori.
This zone included the earthquake in Japan's northernmost island of Hokkaido and the central part of the Kanto region on Honshu, including Tokyo and neighboring Chiba Prefecture and Kanagav.