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Major Quake Hits Near Fukushima, Japan, Site of 2011 Tsunami, Meltdown

A strong earthquake hit Tuesday morning off the east coast of Japan near Fukushima, the site of the 2011 earthquake-spawned tsunami that killed almost 19,000 people, Japanese and U.S. agencies said. The Japan Meteorological Agency put the earthquake at magnitude 7.3 and issued a tsunami warning for Fukushima Prefecture and urged immediate evacuations. The first

Tsunami warning issued for Fukushima Prefecture after magnitude 7.3 earthquake

A tsunami warning has been issued for Fukushima, and much of Japan’s northern Pacific coast, following a magnitude 7.3 earthquake on Tuesday morning.   The epicentre of the earthquake, which was felt in Tokyo, was off the coast of Fukushima prefecture at a depth of about 10 kilometres, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. A tsunami warning