Strong earthquake off the eastern coast of Japan

Earthquake

TOKYO, March 9 — RIA Novosti. A strong earthquake of magnitude 7.2 occurred off the east coast of Japan, according to mmo Japan.

The earthquake occurred at 11.45 (5.45 MSK), data on casualties or damage were reported.

 

According to RIA Novosti, strong aftershocks within 30 seconds were felt in Tokyo.

Mmo country issued a warning about the possibility of a tsunami up to 50 centimeters in Aumori prefectures, Iwate, Miyagi, Fukushima.

In one school in Japan because of the earthquake collapsed wall

TOKYO, March 9 — RIA Novosti. Wall in a school in the Japanese prefecture of Iwate struck by the earthquake of magnitude 7.2 occurred off the east coast of the country, the broadcaster NHK.

Information on casualties yet.

The earthquake occurred at 11.45 (5.45 MSK). Strong tremors for 30 seconds was felt in Tokyo, RIA Novosti reported.

Mmo country issued a warning about the possibility of a tsunami up to 50 centimeters in the prefectures of Aomori, Iwate, Miyagi, Fukushima.

At 12.16 (6.16 MSK) to shore Iwate Prefecture came a wave height of 60 centimeters, it was recorded in Ofunato.

At the same time mmo reported he did not expect much damage from the tsunami. Information that the nuclear power plant in Miyagi prefecture was damaged, have been reported.

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