Friday, October 25, 2013

7.3 magnitude earthquake hits Japan near Fukushima --- A 7.3-magnitude earthquake shook Japan early Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. -- The quake was off the Fukushima region of Japan, 231 miles east off the island of Honshu. -- It was 6.2 miles deep, officials said, hit at 3:10 a.m. Saturday local time and was felt 300 miles away in Tokyo. --- The Japan Meteorological Agency reported a one-foot tsunami was observed after it issued a yellow-colored warning Saturday morning, meaning a small tsunami could reach the coast at Fukushima, site of Japan's 2011 nuclear power plant disaster.- nbcnews


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