An earthquake of magnitude 5.8 occurred Izu
Japan is shaken by a powerful earthquake
An earthquake of magnitude 5.8 occurred south of the Japanese Izu Peninsula in the eastern part of the main island of Honshu, without a tsunami threat.
The epicenter of the tremors was in the Pacific Ocean near the uninhabited island of Torishima, 600 km from Tokyo. The focus was located at a depth of about 60 km under the ocean floor.
No data on casualties or damage has been reported at the moment.
In the area of the Japanese capital, the movement of high-speed express trains "Shinkansen" was temporarily suspended. After checking the security systems, it was resumed.
The Japan Meteorological Office has issued a major earthquake emergency warning for Shizuoka, Tokyo, Kanagawa and Chiba prefectures.
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