Tokyo: A powerful earthquake struck northern Japan, struck an area devastated by the 2011 disaster, and caused a one-meter tsunami, public broadcaster NHK reported.
According to NHK, the quake struck Miyagi prefecture on Saturday evening local time, with a preliminary magnitude of 7.2.
The US Geological Survey has also shown a magnitude of 7.2, and local media reported a tremor in Tokyo.
According to the USGS, the quake centered 27 kilometers east of Ishinomaki.
Authorities said there were no immediate reports of damage.
The Bureau of Meteorology said Saturday night that Australia was not threatened by a tsunami.
A magnitude 7.2 earthquake rattles in northern Japan, NHK reports a 1-meter tsunami
Source link A magnitude 7.2 earthquake rattles in northern Japan, NHK reports a 1-meter tsunami