In the area of the Japanese island of Hokkaido earthquake

© AFP 2018 / Rgelt Jiji earthquake on the island of Hokkaido in Japan. On 6 September 2018. Archival photoIn the area of the Japanese island of Hokkaido earthquake© 2018 AFP / Jiji Press

An earthquake with magnitude of 5.4 occurred in the Okhotsk sea near the Japanese island of Hokkaido, said main meteorological control of Japan.

The epicenter of the earthquake lies at a depth of 10 kilometers. The maximum strength of aftershocks in Hokkaido amounted to 3 points on a 7-point Japanese scale.

There is no tsunami threat. Information about the victims and destructions.

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