At 4:22 JST, a 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck off the East Coast of Honshu approximately 94 miles away from Namie, Japan, the U.S. Geological Survey reports.
The depth of the quake is reported to be at 6.2 miles, according to the report. A Tsunami Advisory was issued for Northeastern Japan in the Fukushima-ken Oki region, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency. As of 6:15 JST, all Tsunami Advisories and Warnings have been cancelled, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency.
Tsunami Info Stmt: M6.8 off the east coast of Honshu, Ja 1222PDT Jul 11: Tsunami NOT expected; CA,OR,WA,BC,and AK #NTWC— NWS Tsunami Alerts (@NWS_NTWC) July 11, 2014