Japan Earthquake

Japan Earthquake: 7.3-magnitude strikes the shore of Fukushima Prefecture

Japan Earthquake: Following a 7.3-magnitude earthquake off the coast of Fukushima prefecture, where a 2011 quake caused a nuclear power plant accident.

Japanese officials issued a tsunami warning on Wednesday.

The quake’s tentative epicenter depth is 60 kilometers (37 miles).
Tsunami heights could reach up to 1 meter over typical tide levels, according to the caution, with the first waves hitting the shore about midnight local time (11 a.m. ET).
A Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected at this time, according to the US Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.



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