Two powerful earthquakes of magnitude 6.7 occurred on 23 June 2011. 1:50 MSK about 88 km from the Japanese city of Hachinohe on the island of Honshu. The two tremors was not more than a minute. It is reported Assosiated Press.
Hearth quake at a depth of 32 kilometers off the island of Honshu. Earthquakes have generated a tsunami that reached the northern coast of the country, but the wave height does not exceed 50 cm Information on No damages.
Recall, March 11, 2011. Japan's 9.0 magnitude earthquake. Tremors and the subsequent tsunami devastated the infrastructure of the north-east of the country and destroyed the cooling system at reactor "Fukushima-1", which led to the fire, a number of explosions and radiation leak at the plant.
According to some reports, in the area of emergency nuclear radiation level exceeded a thousand times. It is expected that the elimination of the accident will take about two years.
Meteoupravlenie Japan announced a tsunami threat
As reported news.mail.ru, in the north-east of the island of Honshu today, there was a strong earthquake measuring almost 7 points.
The National Meteorological Administration announced a tsunami threat, the data on the destruction specified.
The epicenter was located in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Iwate Prefecture, his focus lies at a depth of about 20 kilometers beneath the ocean floor.
The most powerful tremors have been recorded in the prefectures of Iwate and Aomori.
This zone included the earthquake in Japan's northernmost island of Hokkaido and the central part of the Kanto region on Honshu, including Tokyo and neighboring Chiba Prefecture and Kanagav.