Earthquake measuring 6.5 on Richter Scale rocked Japan's Northeastern Pacific coast of Miyagi prefecture on Saturday, but according to Japan Meteorological Agency there is no danger of a tsunami.
The quake was recorded at 1.34pm local time around the same area where the massive March 11 earthquake and tsunami happened. The epicenter was recorded at a depth of 40km, Japan Meteorological Agency data said.
According to the US Geological Survey data, the earthquake's magnitude was 6.4, at a depth of 35km, about 126km north-east of Sendai.
Though, Tohoku Shinkansen bullet train service stopped operation following the quake, there have been no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
The March 11 earthquake left about 22,000 people dead or missing and set off a nuclear crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.
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