In Japan, an earthquake of magnitude 5.7, no tsunami threat

In the south of the Japanese archipelago on Saturday at 21.58 local time / 16.58 MSK / earthquake with magnitude 5.7, there is no danger of a tsunami. Reported by the National Meteorological Administration.

The earthquake was located near the southern part of the island tanegashima (Kagoshima Prefecture), where the country's only launch site, at a depth of about 10 kilometers. About damage were reported, no tsunami risk. Powerful tremors have been recorded in Kagoshima Prefecture, Oita, Miyazaki, Hiroshima, Ehime, Kochi and Kumamoto.

Since the beginning of the current day in Japan was more than ten earthquakes with a magnitude of more than 4. Most often, tremors were recorded in the north-east of the island of Honshu.

According to experts, the increased seismic activity in the Pacific coast of Japan, which is celebrated here after the March disaster continuously for a month, will continue for some time.

In Japan on March 11 was a major earthquake, which resulted in a tsunami.
Disaster victims are more than 12 thousand people, there was an accident at the plant "Fukushima-1", the consequences of which have not yet been eliminated.

ITAR-TASS

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