Today: Thursday, 23 May 2024 year

There was an earthquake in Japan.

There was an earthquake in Japan.

An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 has struck west of the Ogasawara Islands in southeast Japan, the country’s main meteorological office said.

The source lay at a depth of 400 kilometers. Tremors in the archipelago amounted to 3 points on a seven-point scale adopted in Japan.

There is no information about casualties and destruction. There is no tsunami threat.

The aftershocks were felt in nine prefectures, but except for the Ogasawara Islands, their strength did not exceed 1 point.