Earthquake info 11 Mar – English

At about 14:26 today, there was a strong earthquake at Waters off Miyagi Pref.
The epicenter was near Waters off Miyagi Pref. The earthquake had an estimated depth of 10 kilometers and a magnitude of approximately 8.8.

The seismic intensity for each area is as follows, 7: Kurihara-shi Miyagi-ken.
6 Upper: Southern and central part of Miyagi-ken, Hamadori and Nakadori of Fukushima-ken, Northern and Southern part of Ibaraki-ken, Northern and Southern part of Tochigi-ken.

People near the coastline are asked to evacuate immediately to high ground due to high tsunami risk.
tsunami occurred in the following locations: IWATE PREF., MIYAGI PREF., FUKUSHIMA PREF., CENTRAL PART OF PACIFIC COAST OF HOKKAIDO, PACIFIC COAST OF AOMORI PREF., IBARAKI PREF., KUJUKURI AND SOTOBO AREA, CHIBA PREF., IZU ISLANDS, EASTERN PART OF PACIFIC COAST OF HOKKAIDO, WESTERN PART OF PACIFIC COAST OF HOKKAIDO, JAPAN SEA COAST OF AOMORI PREF., UCHIBO AREA, CHIBA PREF., OGASAWARA ISLANDS, SAGAMI BAY AND MIURA PENINSULA, SHIZUOKA PREF., WAKAYAMA PREF., TOKUSHIMA PREF..

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