An earthquake measuring 6.2 magnitude occurred in Japan

An earthquake measuring 6.2 magnitude occurred on Wednesday off the east coast of the Japanese island of Honshu, the epicenter of the earthquake was 418 kilometers from Tokyo, the center — at a depth of 37 kilometers, said the U.S. Geological Survey.

Information on casualties or damage have been reported yet. Warning about the threat of a tsunami was also not, RIA "Novosti".

Japan is still reeling from the devastating magnitude 9.0 earthquake that occurred on March 11 in the north-east of the country, causing a tsunami more than 10 meters. After the earthquake and tsunami on the nuclear power plant "Fukushima-1" was recorded a series of accidents caused by the failure of the cooling system.

As a result of incidents at the plant revealed several radiation leaks, forcing authorities to evacuate people from the 20-kilometer zone around the plant, to ban the presence of people in the exclusion zone, and send strong recommendations for the evacuation of residents of several areas within a radius of 30 km and more of the plant.

According to recent reports, the victims of the disaster were more than 15 thousand 700 people. Missing are listed 4000 700.

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