7.1 magnitude earthquake hits Japan coast, no tsunami caution

A 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck the coast of northeastern Japan on Saturday, shaking Fukushima, Miyagi and other locations, AP reported, pricing estimate theJapan Meteorological Agency

The firm stated the quake was focused about 60 km below the ocean bed. However, there was no threat of a tsunami.

Tremors were felt in Tokyo, to the southwest. The very same location was knocked by a tsunami, quake and nuclear catastrophe in March 2011.

Japanese public broadcaster NHK TELEVISION stated the Fukushima Dai- ichi nuclear plant was still examining if there were any issues. But there were no instant reports of abnormalities from other nuclear plants in the location.

7.1 magnitude earthquake hits Japan coast, no tsunami caution.

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