A magnitude-6 earthquake rattled north-eastern Japan on Friday, however authorities didn’t concern a tsunami warning.
There have been no rapid stories of casualties or harm to property and no abnormalities have been discovered on the area’s nuclear energy services, together with the crippled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Energy Station, in line with the Nuclear Regulation Authority.
The quake occurred at 8:58 am (2358 GMT Thursday), its epicenter off the coast of Fukushima prefecture at a depth of 40 kilometers, the Meteorological Company mentioned.
In February, a magnitude-7.3 quake additionally struck the northeast, killing one individual and injuring about 190 others.
Japan lately noticed the tenth anniversary of the magnitude-9 quake and ensuing tsunami in the identical area on March 11, 2011, which left about 18,400 lifeless or lacking.
The dual pure disasters triggered a triple meltdown on the Fukushima plant, which spewed radioactive substances into the setting.
Tens of 1000’s of individuals have been nonetheless unable to return house close to the services attributable to radiation contamination.
Japan sits on the convergence of 4 tectonic plates, making it particularly liable to seismic exercise. The nation was additionally house to 100 energetic volcanoes.