After it was fixed 3 aftershock is a powerful tremor's magnitude from 4.6 to 4.8 points. The earthquake was located at a depth of 10 km beneath the seabed. Tremors felt around 15 thousand inhabitants in the North-East and centre of the island of Honshu and Hokkaido.
The epicenter of the shock was located at sea, according to news meteorologicheskoi service Japan, approximately 210 km from the city of Miyako in Iwate Prefecture the Ivato. It was assumed that the wave height can reach 1 m. However the North-Eastern coast of Japan in the area of Iwate Prefecture reached the waves no higher than 10-20 see
Just because hope experts were exaggerated, recommendations on emergency evacuation 15 thousand inhabitants Iwate, was postponed. People were allowed to return to their homes. Fishermen and other vessels made out to sea. News about the victims and the victims of the tsunami in addition have been reported, Reuters reports.
Attended the probability that the last earthquake in the Pacific ocean near the Japanese Islands could threaten the tsunami coast of the Russian Far East. But later, the threat of danger was removed, told PREDSTAVITEL of Pamidronate.
"We received the news of not a very high probability of a tsunami in Japan, the Kuril Islands and the Kamchatka coast. This is not the earthquake that would affect the possibility of tsunami generation, the strength of which must be from 7.5 points. In Primorye aftershocks have not noticed, there is no danger" - I quote his RIA Novosti.
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