In Japan, an earthquake of magnitude 6.9

September 4, 2013. In the central part of Japan in the morning on September 4th earthquake of magnitude 6.9. It is reported by Reuters.

Tokyo and earthquake affected the entire east coast of Honshu, including Fukushima prefecture. However, no damage to nuclear power plant emergency, "Fukushima-1" is not received.

As a result of the earthquake no one was hurt. No tsunami threat.

Center lies at a depth of 400 kilometers in the Pacific Ocean, about 580 kilometers south of Tokyo.

In March 2011, a powerful earthquake of magnitude 9.0 and subsequent tsunami was an accident at the Japanese nuclear power plant "Fukushima-1". The cooling system of reactors station is out of order, resulting in overheating. Because of the accident the Japanese government evacuated from surrounding areas more than 160 thousand inhabitants. Dealing with the consequences of the accident is expected to take more than 40 years at a cost of more than $ 11 billion.


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