A new earthquake in north-east Japan

New strong earthquake of magnitude 6.3 shook the northeast today Japan. It was felt in the Japanese capital, including the representation of the ITAR-TASS news agency. Authorities said the threat of a tsunami.

Meanwhile, the number of victims of the March 11 earthquake exceeded 13.2 thousand. Missing among the 14 274 people. Most of those killed in the prefectures of Miyagi, Fukushima and Iwate. According to authorities, the element completely or partially destroyed over 150,000 buildings, leaving at least 25 million tons of debris. The damage caused by natural disasters, according to preliminary government estimates the country could exceed 25 trillion yen (308 billion dollars). Another 11 trillion yen (133 billion dollars) can be estimated the damage from the accident at the nuclear power plant "Fukushima-1", which led to the release of radioactive materials.

Source: Vesti.ru

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