- 16 updates
Japan public broadcaster NHK has shown footage of buildings shaking in Sendai as the 7.3 earthquake hit.
The shocks, from the quake centred off the coast of northeastern Japan, were felt as far away as Tokyo.
Japanese broadcaster NHK reports that the tsunami is expected to hit eastern Japan's Miyagi prefecture at 8:40am GMT.
FIFA employee Alex Stone is in Tokyo for the Club World Cup. He reports feeling the floor of his office "jumping up and down" and says his his building is "still swaying after 2-3 [minutes]."
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre has said that there is no risk of a widespread tsunami after Japan earthquake.
Reuters reports that Tokyo Electric says there is no problem with the cooling system at the Fukushima nuclear plant after an earthquake in Japan and that there has been no irregularities in radiation levels.
A warning for a one metre tsunami was issued for the coast of Miyagi Prefecture in northeastern Japan, after a magnitutde 7.3 earthquake.
The earthquake, centred off the coast of northeastern Japan shook buildings as far as Tokyo and led to a tsunami warning for coastal areas of the northeast, public broadcaster NHK said.