A magnitude 7.3 earthquake has killed at least two people in Japan’s Fukushima prefecture.

One of the dead was a 60-year-old resident of Soma, the local disaster prevention office said Thursday.

The epicenter was reported below the Fukushima prefecture, however; no tsunami alert was issued on Wednesday.

The Japan Meteorological Agency said the quake had a depth of 60 kilometers (37 miles). The epicenter was reported below the Pacific Ocean floor, however; no tsunami alert was issued.

About an hour and a half after the quake, an 8-inch tsunami struck off the coast of Miyagi prefecture in Japan, the agency said, urging people in the affected areas to stay away from the coast.

The bullet train derailed near Fukushima as a result of the quake, but no injuries were reported, Kishida told a news conference. According to the NHK, 78 people were trapped for four hours after the high-speed train derailed, but escaped unharmed via the emergency exit.

The epicenter was reported below the Pacific Ocean floor, however; no tsunami alert was issued. Electricity has been restored throughout Tokyo, according to Tokyo Electric Power.

The Center for Meteorology on Thursday asked the public to watch out for more earthquakes in the next few days. The agency’s official, Masaki Nagamura, urged people in the affected areas to stay away from the coast and not go into the sea until the tsunami alert is lifted. He urged the people to be vigilant regarding the risk of landslides.

People walking down the street during a power outage in Tokyo.

The epicenter was reported below the Pacific Ocean floor, however; no tsunami alert was issued for Wednesday. The epicenter was reported below the Pacific Ocean floor, however; More than 22,000 people were killed or missing in the disaster. The deaths were caused by early post-disaster and post-disaster health conditions caused by tsunami and radiation leaks.

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The 2011 Japan earthquake was 9.1 on the Richter scale, some 63 times stronger and released about 500 times the magnitude of Wednesday’s quake.

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