Tsunami warning lifted after power quake rocks Japan

22 ноября, 2016 12:15

Dushanbe, 22.11.2016. /NIAT “Khovar”/. A tsunami warning issued after a 7.4-magnitude earthquake hit northeastern Japan has been officially lifted, the country’s Meteorological Agency said on Tuesday.

According to TASS, the powerful quake struck the northeastern Japanese prefecture of Fukushima at 5:59 a.m. local time on Tuesday. The epicenter was at the depth of 25 kilometers to the east of the prefecture.

The rail, air and road transportation services were disrupted. The high-speed train networks have already resumed operations. The Sendai Airport in the Miyagi prefecture is expected to open soon.

The tsunami waves that reached the country’s northeastern coast were not higher than 3 meters and caused no destruction.

22 ноября, 2016 12:15

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