The earthquake occurred near the Japanese island of Honshu

6.9 magnitude earthquake recorded on Friday night near the east coast of Honshu (Japan) seismic "Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk".

"The earthquake occurred on Friday at 1.34 Sakhalin time (18.34 MSK), 800 km south of seismic" Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk ". Coordinates of the epicenter — 38.7 degrees north latitude, 142.8 degrees east longitude "- reported on seismic.

According to a station in Yuzhno-Kurilsk (Kunashir Island) earthquake was felt the power of up to two points, the houses were swaying hanging objects. Tsunami alarm has not been announced, reports "Interfax".

According to the newspaper VIEW, earlier Thursday after the magnitude 7.1 earthquake in northeastern Japan at Onagawa nuclear power plant in the city and Higasidori disconnect the power supply. The work of other plants, including Fukushima, was not violated. Was declared a threat to the tsunami, which was later canceled.


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