Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said at the Prime Minister’s residence in the early morning of the 14th that the earthquake in the eastern waters of Fukushima, Japan, would not cause a tsunami, the relevant nuclear facilities were normal, and there were no reports of heavy casualties caused by the earthquake.
In the early morning of the 14th, the Japan Meteorological Agency revised the time of the earthquake from 23:08 local time on the 13th to 23:07, the magnitude of the magnitude from 7.1 to 7.3, and the focal depth from 60 kilometers to 55 kilometers.
Kiko Kamaya, an official of the Japan Meteorological Agency, said at a press conference in the early morning of the 14th that
This earthquake may be the aftershock of the March 11th earthquake in 2011. Strong earthquakes may occur in the past two or three days and even the next week. She reminds residents to pay attention to safety.
According to Japanese media reports, the earthquake was strongly felt in Fukushima Prefecture and Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. At present, more than 50 people were injured in the two prefectures and two fires occurred.
Landslides occurred in Fukushima Prefecture. Some parts of the Shinkansen in Tohoku, Kami-Vietnam, Hokuriku and Tokaido in Japan have been temporarily suspended due to power outages.
In addition, there have been widespread power and water outages in many parts of Japan, and at least 10 thermal generating units in the northeast have suspended power generation.
Tokyo Electric Power Company said that the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant did not report changes in radiation monitoring data.
There is no obvious abnormality in the equipment of the Miyagi Prefecture Nuchuan Nuclear Power Plant, and the radiation monitoring data has not changed. There is no abnormality at the Tokai No. 2 nuclear power plant in Ibaraki and Niigata Prefecture.
At present, the Japanese government has set up the official residence response room in the Crisis Management Center of the Prime Minister’s residence, the Disaster Security Headquarters of the Police Department, and the Disaster Response Headquarters in Fukushima Prefecture and Miyagi Prefecture.
Kan Yiwei instructed to grasp the disaster situation as soon as possible, hoping that all localities would cooperate closely and make every effort to relieve the disaster. Nobuo Kishi, Japan’s Defense Minister, has asked the Self-Defense Forces to do a good job in disaster response.
On March 11, 2011, a magnitude 9.0 earthquake occurred in the northeast waters of Japan and triggered a huge tsunami, causing heavy casualties.
Affected by the earthquake and tsunami, a large amount of radioactive material leaked at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, resulting in the worst nuclear accident since the Chernobyl nuclear accident in the Soviet Union.