The Japanese authorities warned residents in some distant islands which are a part of Tokyo in addition to Hokkaido and Aomori prefectures to take shelter from a missile fired from North Korea.
North Korea fired an unidentified ballistic missile towards the east aspect, in response to textual content message from South Korean Joint Chiefs of Workers.
In keeping with a subsequent replace from NHK, the missile seems to have flown over and previous Japanese territory, and landed within the Pacific ocean.
It’s unclear what response, if any, Japan will pursue.
The USDJPY dipped briefly on the information of the missile launch however has since rebounded.