In the coastal part of the Japanese prefecture of Fukushima, where the nuclear power plant emergency, "Fukushima-1", now there was an earthquake of magnitude 4.4. Information on casualties or damage were reported. National Directorate of Meteorology has not announced a warning about the threat of a tsunami.
The epicenter was located in the area of Fukushima Prefecture Hamadori, his focus lies at a depth of about 10 kilometers from the Earth's surface. Noticeable tremors were felt in the prefectures of Miyagi, Ibaraki, Yamagata, Tochigi, Gunma, Saitama and Chiba. On the Pacific coast of Honshu island since the beginning of the current day is fixed for five earthquakes of 4 to 4.6 points, according to ITAR-TASS.