Strong earthquake rocks north-eastern Japan, tsunami caution released.
Tokyo, March 20, (dpa/GNA – A magnitude-7.2 earthquake struck north-eastern Japan on Saturday and authorities have actually released a tsunami caution for the prefecture of Miyagi.
The initially tsunami wave has actually currently swept ashore in Miyagi, according to broadcaster NHK.
There were no instant reports of casualties or damage to residential or commercial property. The quake likewise shook structures in Tokyo.
The seismic centre of the quake that rattled the area at 6:09 pm (0909 GMT was off Miyagi, stated the Japan Meteorological Agency.