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A strong earthquake hit off the coast of northeastern Japan but there is no threat of a tsunami


A solid earthquake hit off the bank of northeastern Japan late Saturday, shaking Fukushima, Miyagi and different zones, however there was no danger of a tsunami, authorities said.

Tokyo Electric Power Co. said there were no inconsistencies at the Fukushima Dai-ichi atomic plant, which experienced emergencies following a monstrous shake and tsunami 10 years prior.

There were no prompt reports of anomalies from other atomic plants in the zone, for example, Onagawa or Fukushima Dai-ni, government representative Katsunobu Kato told journalists.

The Japan Meteorological Agency said the tremor had a greatness of 7.3, raising it from a primer extent of 7.1.

Tokyo Electric Power Co. said that about 860,000 homes were without power because of the tremor, yet electricity was step by step being reestablished, as indicated by Kato.

Kato said there was no risk of a tsunami from the tremor. He said that a few trains in northeastern Japan had quit running, and that other harm was all the while being checked.

Video from public broadcaster indicated a few bits of a structure divider had severed and tumbled to the ground, and bits of glass were dispersed at a store. Things tumbled off racks due to the shaking, media said. outlet elevated film demonstrated a segment of a parkway impeded by an overwhelming margin in Soma, a city in Fukushima prefecture.

The degree of harm from the avalanche was not quickly clear, Kato said.

He said there were a few reports of minor wounds from the tremor, for example, a man getting hit by a falling item.

The Japan Meteorological Agency said the shake was focused around 55 kilometers (34 miles) underneath the sea, transforming it from the prior gauge for 60 kilometers (37 miles).

PM Yoshihide Suga headed into his office following reports of the shudder, and an emergency community was set up there. He said there were no reports of significant wounds.

“We will keep on reacting, putting human lives first,” Suga told correspondents early Sunday.

The shaking was felt in Tokyo, toward the southwest.

A similar northeastern territory was pummeled by a tremor, tsunami and atomic catastrophe in March 2011. Specialists cautioned of consequential convulsions over the course of the following a few days, including perhaps bigger shakes.

A few people were taking sanctuary at clearing focuses, and were being cautioned to rehearse social separating on account of the Covid pandemic.

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