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  • The magnitude of the earthquake was 6.8.
  • It was in the center of Miyagi prefecture.

A strong earthquake shook the coast of Northern Japan on Saturday, shaking buildings in Tokyo and leaving at least three people injured.

The quake was estimated at Size 6.8 from the U.S. Geological Survey. It was concentrated about 23 miles off the coast of Ishinomaki in Miyagi prefecture.

There was no threat of a tsunami.

People 240 miles south in Tokyo reported feeling shocked, according to the USGS.

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Two people were injured in Miyagi and another in neighboring Fukushima prefecture, the Associated Press reported, citing the Fire and Disaster Management Agency. None of the injuries were considered life-threatening and there were no reports of major damage.

We are aware of the news but still collecting information, Said Kazuto Takeda, a prefecture administration official in the prefecture, according to the Japan Times.

A Meteorological Agency official warned that strong tremors could hit the region and bad weather ahead could cause landslides.

Several highways and train lines were suspended and people were seen evacuating a train station.

I do not know what to do. “I’m afraid because there have been a lot of earthquakes recently,” Asuka Koike, a university student who was on her way to her hometown in Fukushima Prefecture, told the Japan Times.

Two other quakes that struck the region recently, one in February and one in March, were said to be after the 2011 Great Japan Earthquake. Miyagi Prefecture suffered severe damage in the devastating 9.1 magnitude earthquake and tsunami that left more than 18,000 people died and caused a meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.

March 11 marked the 10th anniversary of the disaster.

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