No deaths have been reported though five people have been reported to be injured. In 2011, a 9.0 magnitude quake led to a powerful tsunami, which caused 15,000 deaths with more than 3,200 people reported missing. The quake also triggered a meltdown of nuclear fuel rods at the nuclear plant in Fukushima - resulting in radiation leaks and large-scale evacuations.
This time, there is no such threat. More so, as Japan has shut down 48 of its 50 nuclear power plants for re-assessment and repair.
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