A powerful earthquake rattled northeastern Japan on Tuesday, reported the Japan Meteorological Agency.
According to the agency, the earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale hit off Aomori province in northern Japan.
The quake was reported at around 6:18 p.m. (0918GMT) in parts of Hokkaido, Aomori, and Iwate provinces, according to the agency.
It continued, “The temblor originated at a depth of about 20 kilometers (12.5 miles) off the eastern coast of Aomori.
According to the US Geological Survey, a 6.2 magnitude quake hit the Hokkaido region of Japan.
There was no confirmation of any damage when the last reports came in.