Japan issues tsunami advisory following earthquake near Pacific islands

Japan issues tsunami advisory after 6.6 magnitude earthquake

Epicenter of earthquake was near Torishima island, south of Tokyo

Tsunami waves of up to 1 meter expected to hit Izu islands

Residents advised to evacuate coastal areas and river mouths

No damage or injuries reported so far

Tsunami advisory lifted after two hours

Japan is located in a seismically active region and prone to tsunamis

Tsunami warning systems in place to alert residents of potential danger

Residents urged to be prepared for tsunamis and other natural disasters

Tsunami advisories and warnings should be taken seriously

It is important to follow the instructions of local authorities