A magnitude 6.0 earthquake jolted northeastern Japan on Friday. Its center off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture at a depth of 40 kilometers, the meteorological agency announced.
There is no risk of a tsunami. Initially, there were no reports of damage or injuries.
Ten years ago, a tsunami struck the same area, which left thousands of people dead. A disaster occurred at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant.
Recently, the region has been hit by earthquakes frequently. About 150 people were injured in February. (sda / dpa)