5.8 magnitude earthquake occurred in Japan

Earthquake of magnitude 5.8 occurred on Tuesday east of the Japanese island of Honshu, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter of earthquakes that have occurred in the environment 04.31 local time (23.31 MSK Tuesday), was located at 153 km south-east of Tokyo, the center lies at a depth of 17.2 kilometers.

Information on possible casualties or damage were reported. Reports of the tsunami threat is also no.

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. Accident occurred at the nuclear power plant "Fukushima-1".

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