At least one person has died as a result of a powerful earthquake in the northeast of Japan, reports the Kyodo agency on Twitter.

 Iran PressAsia: An earthquake of magnitude 7.3 occurred on Wednesday in the northeast of Japan in the Pacific Ocean near Fukushima Prefecture at 23.36 local time.

 According to Reuters, about 69 people were injured

A tsunami threat has been declared. The hearth lay at a depth of 60 kilometers.

The tremors were felt in the prefectures of the northeast and north of Japan.

Strong undulating shocks were felt in the capital of Japan. Information about the destruction is not yet available.

At the same time, according to the Japanese media, there are numerous reports of victims.