Diplomat blasts US media reports on Russia's alleged arms supplies to TalibanRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 25, 21:39
Putin, Iraqi vice-president discuss possible supplies of T-90 tanksMilitary & Defense July 25, 21:18
Sports minister hopes for Russia’s membership reinstatement with IAAF before 2018Sport July 25, 20:47
The highlights of 2017 FINA World ChampionshipsSport July 25, 19:37
IAAF to hear report on Russia’s reinstatement ahead of 2017 Athletics World ChampionshipSport July 25, 19:25
EU Council to discuss Nord Stream 2 project in SeptemberBusiness & Economy July 25, 19:13
Berlin preparing common European response to Siemens turbines supplies to Crimea — sourceBusiness & Economy July 25, 18:49
Finnish president: Dialog with Putin is direct and clearWorld July 25, 18:22
Summer surprises: Arctic swelters in heatwave, while resorts soak in rainBusiness & Economy July 25, 18:03
TOKYO, April 15. /TASS/. A number of powerful earthquakes, first one with magnitude 7.1 have hit southern Japan, the Meteorological Agency said on Friday.
The south-west region declared tsunami alert, locals are urged to leave the shore line.
Prefecture Kumamoto reports a number of power cut offs. There is no immediate information about injured or dead.
On Thursday, strong earthquake rocked southern Japan, at least nine people are reportedly dead and thousand more injured after a 6.5 magnitude south west of Kumamoto prefecture.
No information has been received on any accidents at the Japanese NPPs in the south region, which was hit by a number of powerful earthquakes, first one with magnitude 7.1, Kyushu Electric Power operating company said on Friday.
The inspection of facilities is underway at the Senday NPP, the company added.