New earthquake of magnitude 6.1 occurred in the Japanese island of Honshu

Earthquake

12.03.11.V Saturday afternoon a new earthquake of magnitude 6.1 occurred near the Japanese island of Honshu, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Quake recorded at 19.53 local time (13.53 MSK) at 157 kilometers north-east of the city of Sendai, on the eve of the most affected by the tsunami.

Earlier, the Japanese government warned of a possible tsunami after a new series of new earthquakes.

BBC

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