6.9-magnitude earthquake recorded off the coast of Japan

6.9-magnitude earthquake recorded off the coast of Japan
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  • calendar-gray 22 March 2021

A strong earthquake with a 6.9 magnitude struck off the eastern coast of Japan on Sunday, the country's J1 Radio said, citing the Japan Meteorological Agency, APA reports quoting Sputnik.

There have been no reports of casualties or damage as a result of the earthquake. There has been no tsunami warning issued at the moment.

According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center, an aftershock was registered 29 kilometers southeast of the city of Ishinomaki, and 64 kilometers away from Sendai, a city with a population of one million.

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