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Fukushima also experienced a magnitude 7.3 earthquake on Saturday night. 140 people were injured in it.
The earthquake was felt for the second consecutive day in Fukushima province of Japan on Sunday. According to the Meteorological Agency, its intensity was 5.2. The agency said that there was an earthquake at around 4.15 pm. Its center was 50 km deep from the ground. A tsunami warning has not been issued after the earthquake.
Fukushima also experienced a magnitude 7.3 earthquake on Saturday night. 140 people were injured in it. Its tremors were felt as far as Tokyo. Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato said that power supply to 9.50 lakh homes of the country was stopped due to the powerful earthquake. After the earthquake, the Japanese government has set up a task force in the Prime Minister’s Office. Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has asked the officers to survey the loss soon.
Saturday’s earthquake has damaged many houses.
16,000 deaths due to tsunami after earthquake in 2011
In Japan, 10 years ago, in March 2011, a devastating earthquake of magnitude 9 caused a massive tsunami. The tsunami waves then ravaged the Fukushima nuclear plant. It was considered a major event in terms of damage to the environment. Then 10 meters high waves in the sea caused havoc in many cities. About 16 thousand people died in it.