Underground shocks were felt in prefectures in the north-east and east of the country, including Tokyo.
The earthquake with a magnitude 6.1 has happened in the North-East of Japan. It was reported by USGS on Saturday, September 12.
The epicenter of underground shocks was located in the Pacific Ocean near the coast of Miyagi prefecture. The hearth was located at a depth of more than 32 kilometers under the ocean floor.
There was no data on the victims or damage. Underground shocks were also felt in a number of prefectures in the north-east and east of the country, including Tokyo. No tsunami threat was announced.
It will be recalled that on September 4 in Japan at least 11 people were injured as a result of the earthquake with magnitude 5.0, which occurred in Fukui Prefecture in the central part of the country.
Earlier two powerful earthquakes have happened off the coast of Chile in one hour. The epicenter was located in 80 km from the town of Vallenar at the depth of 17 km.