In the Central part of Japan earthquake

In Central Japan earthquake of a magnitude of 5.7. On Sunday, June 25, RIA Novosti reported with reference to the Main meteorological Agency of the country.

The tremors were recorded at 07:02 local time (01:02 MSK). The earthquake at the shallow depth underground in the Prefecture of Nagano.

The quakes above five on the Japanese scale was felt in 29 prefectures, including the prefectures of Ishikawa, Fukui Prefecture, Toyama Prefecture, Kyoto, Osaka, Hyogo Prefecture, Shizuoka Prefecture and others. In the Japanese capital Tokyo, the force of the shocks was about one point.

As noted, messages on victims and destructions from the earthquake have been reported yet. The threat of a tsunami is missing.

It also indicates that between Yokohama and Shizuoka Prefecture in Central Japan was temporarily stopped the movement of high-speed trains as the result of a power outage after the earthquake.

On 15 and 16 April 2016 a series of earthquakes occurred in southwest Japan, the maximum magnitude was 7.3. According to the latest data, has killed more than 40 people, about two thousand were injured. The authorities evacuated about 250 thousand inhabitants because of the threat of new tremors.

March 11, 2011 was the strongest in the history of Japan earthquake with magnitude 9.1, which caused a tsunami with a wave height of over 40 meters. The storm made landfall, becoming the cause of the accident at NPP “Fukushima-1” where has failed cooling system of reactors. This has led to breach of containment buildings and radioactive contamination of the terrain. The area around the station has left about 300 thousand inhabitants, as a result of the disaster and the subsequent accident killed 18 thousand people.