7.2 Magnitude Earthquake in Japan । Tsunami Alert Full Details: 7.2 magnitude earthquake shakes Japan The quake affected northeastern Japan on Saturday evening. The country’s administration has also issued a tsunami alert there. The BBC reported this information.
Strong tremor was felt off the coast of Miyagi at 6:09 pm local time in Japan, according to reports. The epicenter was reported below the ground, however; no tsunami alert was issued. However, the extent of the damage has not been known yet.
The first tsunami wave of up to 1 meter (3.2 feet) began shortly after the quake, local television channel NHK reported.
Meanwhile, the US Consulate in Sapporo has instructed people in the area to go to safety.
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said the quake struck at a depth of 60 kilometers (38 miles) deep in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Miyagi prefecture. The quake was also felt in the capital, Tokyo.
A video broadcast on the NHK shows the quake in the town of Sendai in Miyagi prefecture.
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On March 11, 2011, Japan was devastated by a devastating earthquake. The magnitude of the tremor was 9 on the Richter scale. There was also an earthquake in Japan last month. Several people were injured.
Meanwhile, an earthquake struck New Zealand in early March. The magnitude of the tremor was 7.2 on the Richter scale. The tremors were felt in the North Island of New Zealand. There were also earthquakes at the beginning of the year in Indonesia. The intensity was 6.2 on the Richter scale. The quake also killed several people. (7.2 Magnitude Earthquake in Japan । Tsunami Alert Full Details)bdjobdotcom