Japan earthquake injures at least twenty people

TOKYO, 13 Feb – RIA Novosti, Ksenia Naka. At least 20 people were injured in the earthquake in Japan, Kyodo news agency reported.

At least 20 people were injured in Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures in northeastern Japan, where a magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck. Most were injured in the fall.

An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.1 occurred in northeastern Japan at 23-08 (17-08 Moscow time) in the area of Fukushima prefecture in the Pacific Ocean. The hearth was located at a depth of 60 kilometers.

The maximum tremor in Fukushima and Miyagi prefecture was 6+ on the seven-point Japanese scale. The tremors were also felt in Tokyo, the strength of the tremors in the center of the capital was about 4 points.

No emergency situations or radiation leaks have been detected at nuclear power plants in this area.

The government reported that almost one million households were left without electricity in the Kanto area, where Tokyo is located, with the exception of the capital itself, and in the Tohoku area.

There is no tsunami threat. By this hour, there is no information about the destruction, but there are reports of single fires. Landslides have also been reported. The movement of high-speed electric trains Shinkansen was temporarily stopped.

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