No immediate reports of damage or casualties are reported from the quake.
The dragon-like oarfish, also dubbed 'The Messenger from the Sea God's Palace', supposedly warns of impending earthquakes and tsunamis.
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Based on exit polls, more than half votes against relocating the US Marines' Futenma air base within Okinawa.
In recent years, Chinese warships have frequently sailed through waters near Okinawa, where the majority of US troops in Japan are based.
Nasi yang menjadi makanan ruji masyarakat Jepun diganti dengan ubi keledek ungu manakala daging, produk tenusu dan makanan laut diambil dalam jumlah yang kecil.
At least 386 flights were cancelled mainly in western Japan.
The pilot, the only person in the aircraft, ejected successfully and was recovered by search and rescue crews, the statement said. A board of officers would investigate the incident, it said.
Japan's navy needs a tanker able to carry 300,000 barrels of fuel to Okinawa.
All passengers and crew members are safe and the incident has been blamed on engine trouble, according to Japan’s ministry of transport.
The 3 navy officers have been temporarily assigned to the construction group in California.
Nago Mayor Susumu Inamine, who opposes US Marines bases on Okinawa, was defeated by Taketoyo Toguchi, thus possibly signalling a change in public stance towards US bases.