The quake also triggered a tsunami warning for several hours, with Prime Minister Fumio Kishida warning residents to take shelter.
Items lie on the floor at a convenience store on March 16, 2022, after a 7.
Low-lying areas, such as harbors and shallow waters, were expected to see minor to moderate flooding, the agency.
AP Tsunami warnings were also issued for areas in the Pacific, including Japan, Australia, and New Zealand.
A pickup truck is partially submerged in Santa Cruz, California as a tsunami advisory hit parts of the West Coast.