Japan’s Meteorological Agency reported that the earthquake “has caused no damage to Japan,” while adding that “slight sea-level changes in coastal regions” may be observed.
No immediate tsunami warning has been issued.
Small tremors were reportedly felt in nine Japanese prefectures, including in Fukushima and Tokyo.
Japan is located in a seismically active region at the juncture of three major tectonic plates: North American, Pacific and Philippine Sea.
A whole lot of shallow quakes in the trench