At least seven people were injured in the quake, which occurred on Thursday night in Nagano Prefecture in central Japan
On it informs RIA Novosti. The earthquake, the magnitude of which, according to revised data of the Meteorological Agency, was 5.4, occurred in 08.18 local time (03.18 MSK). The epicenter of earthquake was located about 170 kilometers north-west of Tokyo and at a depth of 4 kilometers.
According to firefighters, all the victims — Matsumoto residents aged 40 to 70 years.
The threat of a tsunami following the earthquake there.
Earthquake of magnitude 9.0 occurred on March 11 in northeastern Japan, causing a tsunami more than 10 meters. The number of victims of disasters, according to the latest data, approaching 15.5 thousand people.
After the earthquake and tsunami on the Japanese 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 kilometers and more of the plant.