Japan's Meteorological Agency has issued a new tsunami warning after a new 7.1 magnitude aftershock jolted the country today.

Tsunami Warnings have been issued for Ibaraki, Fukushima, Miyagi prefectures; Kujukuri and Sotoro area and Chiba prefecture. People have been urged to evacuate immediately to safe place away from the shore in the above coastal regions.

Tsunamis are expected to arrive imminently in Ibaraki and Fukushima regions and Tsunami height is expected to be up to 3 meters.

Earthquake Information

Occurred at 17:16 JST 11 Apr 2011

Region name:  FUKUSHIMA-KEN HAMADORI

Latitude 36.9N

Longitude 140.7E

Depth about 10 km

Magnitude 7.1