Earthquake of magnitude 5.7 occurred on Thursday near the eastern coast of the Japanese island of Honshu. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, its epicenter was 142 kilometers east of the administrative center of the Japanese prefecture of Iwate Morioka. The earthquake lies at a depth of 25.3 kilometers.
Early in the day, there have been four earthquakes of magnitude 5.0 and above. Their epicenters were located in the Pacific Ocean at a distance of more than 100 kilometers from the city of Iwaki and Sendai most affected by the natural disaster, which occurred on March 11. Information on injuries were reported, according to ITAR-TASS.