Two powerful earthquakes of magnitude 6.7 occurred on 23 June 2011. 1:50 MSK about 88 km from the Japanese city of Hachinohe on the island of Honshu. The two tremors was not more than a minute. It is reported Assosiated Press.
Hearth quake at a depth of 32 kilometers off the island of Honshu. Earthquakes have generated a tsunami that reached the northern coast of the country, but the wave height does not exceed 50 cm Information on No damages.
Recall, March 11, 2011. Japan's 9.0 magnitude earthquake. Tremors and the subsequent tsunami devastated the infrastructure of the north-east of the country and destroyed the cooling system at reactor "Fukushima-1", which led to the fire, a number of explosions and radiation leak at the plant.
According to some reports, in the area of emergency nuclear radiation level exceeded a thousand times. It is expected that the elimination of the accident will take about two years.