In the north-east Japan in Miyagi prefecture today at 7:24 am (02:24 MSK), there was a new earthquake of magnitude 6.5.
Three minutes later the Japanese Meteorological Service issued a tsunami warning. The expected wave height will be at least 50 cm, according to ITAR-TASS.
North-eastern Japan hit hard by the devastating March 11 earthquake.
The number of victims in the hardest hit Miyagi prefecture has reached 6000 333 people.
In Kamchatka, experts monitoring the situation. So far no sign that a tsunami wave may reach the peninsula, is not observed, the representative of the Kamchatka Tsunami Warning Center.