5.3 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of Japan

Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 occurred on Saturday on the Pacific coast of the Japanese island of Honshu, no tsunami threat. This was reported by the U.S. Geological Survey. Quake epicenter was located in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Fukushima prefecture, where the nuclear power plant emergency. The earthquake lies at a depth of 51 km. Information on casualties or damage were reported, according to ITAR-TASS.
In recent days, the area was recorded several earthquakes. In particular, April 28, on the Pacific coast of Honshu earthquake with magnitude of 5.8. The epicenter of earthquake was also in the Pacific Ocean, off the coast of Fukushima prefecture, where the nuclear power plant emergency. The earthquake lies at a depth of 49 kilometers. It was reported that, according to forecasts meteoupravleniya, increased seismic activity in the area will remain here in the coming days, reports.

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