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Strong undulating shocks were felt in the capital of Japan – Tokyo

TBILISI, March 16 – Sputnik. An earthquake of magnitude 7.3 occurred in the northeast of Japan in the Pacific Ocean near the prefectures of Miyagi and Fukushima, the country’s main meteorological department said.

A tsunami threat has been declared. The outbreak lay at a depth of 60 kilometers, reports RIA Novosti.

The earthquake occurred at 23.36 (17.36 Moscow time). The tremors were felt in the prefectures of the northeast and north of Japan. Strong undulating shocks were felt in the capital of Japan.

Information about casualties and destruction is not available at the moment.

On March 11, 2011, off the coast of Miyagi Prefecture, 373 kilometers northeast of Tokyo, one of the strongest earthquakes in recent years with a magnitude of 8.9 occurred. This led to emergency situations at the Fukushima nuclear power plant.

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