A powerful earthquake struck northeastern Japan, residents are warned of the threat of a tsunami.
It is noted that the magnitude of the earthquake is estimated at 7.2 points.
Tremors were recorded at 18.09 local time, according to the country's main meteorological agency. The source of the earthquake lay at a depth of 60 kilometers underwater.
Meteorologists warn that the wave height in the Miyagi prefecture area can reach one meter.
According to the agency, the tremors were felt in Tokyo, where chandeliers swayed in houses, and lamp posts swayed in the street.
Earlier it was reported that a new earthquake was recorded in Japan.