In the northeast of Japan, a strong earthquake of magnitude 7.3 occurred. The tremors in the northeast of the country on March 16 were reported by local publications.

Powerful fluctuations were recorded in Fukushima and Miyagi prefectures on Wednesday. The National Meteorological Agency has issued a tsunami warning, Japanese public television NHK reports.

A special emergency center has been set up in the Office of the Prime Minister of Japan after the tremors. The USGS Geological Survey confirmed that the earthquake had a magnitude of 7.3 on the Richter scale.

So far there is no information about the victims or more serious material losses. At the same time, the earthquake was felt in Tokyo, where some areas were left without electricity. A similar situation is observed in the city of Soma in Fukushima Prefecture.

According to local media, about 2 million buildings across Japan were left without power after the earthquake.