6.2 magnitude earthquake strikes northeast coast of Japan again
The information of the quake was given by the Japan Meteorological Department on Friday. In light of the quake, they issued a 50cm tsunami advisory for the coast of Miyagi as well as Fukushima prefectures.
Another strong earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale struck in Japan on August 19, 2011. The earthquake hit the northeastern coast in Japan.
These were the two regions that were massively devastated by an earthquake in the month of March. The agency said that the quake struck about 20 kms deep and the epicenter is located slightly to the south of where a 9.0 magnitude earthquake struck in the month of March.
Japan is vulnerable to quakes due to it is location at the top of four tectonic plates. The March 11 incident killed more than 15,000 people and caused substantial losses.