Japan earthquake registered a magnitude of 5.9. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, aftershocks have been recorded at a depth of 34.5 km. The epicenter was located 9 km east of gododa Naruto on the island of Honshu, and 75 km east of the capital, Tokyo.
Information on casualties or damage so far.
Recall, April 26, an earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred in the northeast of Japan. According to the National Meteorological Administration, the epicenter of the earthquake was located in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture, and the focus lies at a depth of 60 km below the surface of the seabed.
Tremors felt the residents of eight Japanese prefectures. Tsunami threat arose.
Meanwhile, the Japanese began to record holders by drilling the deepest well in the world's sea floor. Have done it in the so-called Japan Trench off the coast of Miyagi prefecture. Hole depth of 856.5 m
Self drilling was carried out at a depth of 6.8 thousand meters total depth of 7740 m It was almost 700 meters more than the previous record set by American oceanographers who sank to the bottom of the Mariana Trench in 1978.
This way specialists tried to find out the reasons why, in March 2011 off the coast of the rising sun a devastating earthquake.
March 11, 2011 in Japan, an earthquake measuring 9.0 points. Then on the country hit a devastating tsunami. Natural disasters have caused an accident at the plant "Fukushima-1"