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Magnitude 6.9 earthquake strikes off Fukushima in Japan, triggering tsunamis

A magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck off the coast of Fukushima in northeast Japan early Tuesday, sending residents fleeing to higher ground and prompting worries about the nuclear power plant destroyed by a tsumani five years ago. Lines of cars were seen snaking away from the coast in the pre-dawn hours after authorities issued a tsunami warning

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


Early reports of a Japan earthquake Preliminary M7.3 of Fukushima Tsunami advisory has been issued (for Fukushima Prefecture … also for Aomori, Iwate , Miyagi, Ibaraki, & Chiba Prefectures) Residents have been urged to leave the Fukushima coast USGS reporting M7.3 67km northeast of Iwaki (on Honshu) Earthquake hit at 6:01 a.m. local time Depth reported

Another big quake hits southern Japan, people flee onto streets

A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck southern Japan early on Saturday, killing at least six people, injuring many more and bringing down buildings, media reported, just over a day after a quake killed nine people in the same region. Authorities warned of damage over a wide area, as reports came in of scores of people trapped