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.