Repairing Fukushima
Japan: 3 former Fukushima nuclear plant executives charged with criminal negligence for 2011 radiation leak. Picture: No.3 reactor building at tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima Prefecture, July 18 2013Reuters/Kyodo

A 5.5 magnitude earthquake hit Japan's Fukushima & Miyagi prefectures on Wednesday, Japanese media reported. 

No tsunami warning has been issued yet, according to The Japan Times.

According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, the earthquake struck just after 3 pm local time on Wednesday. 

However, the agency has not issued any tsunami advisory. 

Fukushima had been rattled by a magnitude 9 earthquake in 2011 that led to a devastating tsunami, which caused a meltdown in three nuclear reactors at the Fukushima plant.

The meltdown led to a nuclear accident and evacuation of lakhs of people in March 2011.

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