According to seismologists, the epicenter of tremors was located 39 km northeast of the city of Nemuro.
The hearth lay at a depth of 79 km. Data on victims and deaths of the earthquake is not provided.
Earlier it was reported that the death toll from an earthquake in eastern Turkey increased to 41 people, 1607 people were hospitalized.
An earthquake of magnitude 6.8 occurred in the Turkish province of Elazig in the evening of January 24 and was felt throughout the country. After the earthquake, more than 1000 tremors were recorded.