At least ten people living in the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido, were injured in the incident of the earthquake, which had a magnitude of 6.9, the coordinates of 42,7 ° N; 143,3 ° E, and depth of the epicenter 120 km. Those Japanese who required medical treatment, were taken to hospital.
In the area of propulsion are two nuclear power plants, so check their administration building for possible damage. Because of the quake halted the work of several important railway lines and highways in Hokkaido. Echoes of the capital's residents felt the earthquake Hokkaido Sapporo and residents of some areas of the Japanese capital Tokyo.
Despite the relatively high magnitude, after the earthquake tsunami threat is detected. Along with the main shock there were several accompanying mini-earthquakes.