The tremors were felt off the coast of eastern Japan on Saturday. Its intensity on the Richter scale has been measured at 7.1. Japan Meteorological Agency informed about this. The epicenter of the earthquake was at a depth of 36 miles off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture. However, the agency has not issued any tsunami warning.
According to the Meteorological Department, the quake came at 11 in the morning at eight minutes. The earthquake rocked many buildings in the capital Tokyo. Let us tell you that earlier in the year 2011, there was a devastating earthquake on 11 March which caused havoc in Japan. About 28 thousand people were killed in this earthquake.