The quake hit at 6:09 pm in Pacific waters off the Miyagi region with a depth of 60 kilometres, meteorological agency said.
Japan marks 10 year anniversary of the powerful earthquake, deadly tsunami and nuclear meltdown at Fukushima that traumatised the nation and killed nearly 20,000 people.
Strong 6.3 magnitude earthquake hits central Greece, prompting residents in the city of Larissa to rush into the streets, with shocks felt as far away as neighbouring Albania, North Macedonia, Kosovo and Montenegro.
The quake produced powerful shaking along parts of Japan's eastern coast, and was felt strongly in Tokyo, but triggered no tsunami alert.
Magnitude 5.1, 4.8 and 5.1 temblors hit off Turkey’s Izmir province. The first two were a minute apart from each other and the third occurred three hours later.
People in coastal cities including La Serena, to the north of Santiago, and Valparaiso, started evacuating areas close to the coast after the warning until reports started appearing that it was a false alarm.
Quake strikes west-central San Juan province at a depth of 10 km, says GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences.
Rescuers retrieve more bodies from rubble of homes and buildings toppled by 6.2 magnitude earthquake, as military clears roads in hardest-hit city of Mamuju and Majene district on Sulawesi island.
At least 45 people were killed and hundreds injured on Sulawesi island after a 6.2-magnitude quake. Authorities fear many more are buried under the rubble of collapsed buildings.
A strong earthquake shook Indonesia's Sulawesi island just after midnight, causing landslides and sending people fleeing from their homes in the nighttime darkness.
The death toll from the Izmir earthquake has risen to 112 with 137 people getting treatment in the hospitals.
Friday's powerful earthquake shook the country's Aegean coast, killing at least 102 people and injuring hundreds of others as buildings gave way in Izmir province.
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