On the Japanese island of Hokkaido in the north of the country there was an earthquake of magnitude 6.2. Reported by the U.S. Geological Survey.
The epicenter was at a depth of 42 km to 164-km east of the city of Hakodate. The shock was recorded on November 24 2011. at 14:25 MSK.
The tsunami threat has not yet announced. No casualties or destruction are not informed. Note that the area where the earthquake struck, is in the so-called Ring of Fire — a seismically active zone, covering the area around the Asia-Pacific region.
Since the beginning of 2011. Japan regularly "shake up" earthquakes of varying severity. Thus, the most tragic incident was emergency in March 2011. A powerful earthquake of magnitude 9.0 to 9.1 triggered a tsunami. Elements led to the accident at the nuclear power plant "Fukushima-1" in the prefecture of the same name. At the enterprise there were several explosions that triggered radiation leaks. Eliminate the consequences of the accident until now.