Near the island of Honshu, there have been three earthquakes with a magnitude of 5.0 to 5.2 and 5.9

Along the eastern coast of the Japanese island of Honshu on Tuesday night there were three earthquakes with a magnitude of 5.0 to 5.2 on the Richter scale, said Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

According to sources, the epicenters of earthquakes located in the Pacific Ocean at a distance of 100-200 km from the coast, the earth's crust shifts recorded at a depth of 33 kilometers beneath the ocean floor.

The north-east coast of Honshu island nature tests the March 11, when there was a devastating earthquake of magnitude 9.0. In the past ten days, there were about 500 aftershocks (repeated ground strokes), the magnitude of nearly forty of them were above 6.0, according to ITAR-TASS.

Earthquake of magnitude 5.9 occurred in the middle of the day vovtornik the east coast of the Japanese island of Honshu. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter of the shock was located 128 kilometers south-east of Tokyo, in the Pacific Ocean, and lies at a depth of focus of 11.4 kilometers.

 

This is the sixth day in the last earthquake with a magnitude above 5.0. The eastern coast of Honshu island nature tests the March 11, when there was a devastating earthquake of magnitude 9.0. In the past ten days, there were about 500 aftershocks (repeated ground strokes), the magnitude of nearly forty of them were above 6.0, according to ITAR-TASS.

 

For more than 21 thousand people appear on the official list of the dead and missing in Japan as a result of powerful March 11 earthquake and ensuing tsunami. Most of the victims — in Miyagi prefecture on the northeast coast of the main island of Honshu, the country, announced today Police Headquarters.

 

According to him, the death set 8450 people. In the list of missing persons — 12 908 people, according to ITAR-TASS.

 

On Sunday, after 9 days after the disaster, in the Japanese city Isinomaki rubble were rescued two men — 80-year-old and 16-year-old. Survivors responded to the voices of rescuers. Both were conscious but very weak. They immediately sent a helicopter to the nearest hospital. Rescuers find it a miracle.

Source: vesti.ru.

Iis more than 21 thousand people appear in the official list of the dead and missing in Japan by a powerful earthquake on March 11
and the ensuing tsunami. Most of the victims — in Miyagi prefecture on the northeast coast of the main island of Honshu, the country, announced today Police Headquarters.


According to him, the death set 8450 people. In the list of missing persons — 12 908 people, according to ITAR-TASS.


On Sunday, after 9 days after the disaster,
in the Japanese city Isinomaki rubble were rescued two men — 80-year-old and 16-year-old. Survivors responded to the voices of rescuers. Both were conscious but very weak. They immediately sent a helicopter to the nearest hospital. Rescuers find it a miracle.

Source: vesti.ru.

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