Japan was hit by a 7.4 earthquake on November 22nd, 2016. Tsunami warnings were issued and have since been cancelled. Swells were expected to be 4 meters tall but were only recorded at 1.4 meters. As of now, Japan’s shipping vessels are sitting outside of the harbors waiting for the all clear. Japan is expecting another after shock in the next couple of days, but shipping vessels and lines haven’t been affected.