An earthquake of magnitude 7.3 occurred in northeastern Japan, in the region of Fukushima Prefecture, said the Main Meteorological Office of the country.
This happened at 23:36 local time (17:36 Moscow time). The tremors were felt in the northern and northeastern prefectures as well as in the capital Tokyo.
🚨⚠️❌ #Japão atingido por terremotos com menos de 5 minutos de intervalo – 6,4s e 7,3 .— Oinformante2022🎭 (@oinformante2022) March 16, 2022
2,1 milhões de famílias perdem energia devido ao terremoto, diz #Tokyo Electric Power, enquanto o país é colocado em alerta de #tsunami. pic.twitter.com/ctKm6q8Hcv
There is no information about casualties and destruction costs for now.