“In Japan, an earthquake of a magnitude of 5.9

– An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 occurred in the waters of the Pacific ocean, 64 km East from the town of Hachinohe (Honshu island, Japan), according to the Altai-Sayan branch of the Geophysical service of the Unified Russian Academy of Sciences.

According to the operational processing of the Altai-Sayan branch, the epicenter recorded at 23:22 GMT on Tuesday, the earthquake had coordinates 40.43 degrees North latitude and 142.29 degrees East longitude.

Intensity of concussions in epicentre of the earthquake is assessed as “devastating”.

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