On March 22, at 6:44 p.m. a 6,6 magnitude aftershock hit north-eastern Japan. The quake epicenter was 179 km south-east of Hachinohe city at the depth of 15,5 km, RIA Novosti reports referring to U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
As Armenian News-NEWS.am reported earlier, on March 11, the biggest earthquake (9 magnitude) in the recent years hit the northeast of
As of March 22, the death toll in the March 11 devastating earthquake and tsunami reached 9,079. According to National Police Agency of Japan, over 12,465 people are listed missing.