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Earthquake Hits Near Fukushima Nuclear Plant; Tsunami Expected to Hit Reactor

Posted By kit On October 25, 2013 @ 1:25 pm In World News | Comments Disabled

October 25, 2013

From Fox News [1]:

A magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit the Fukushima region of Japan Saturday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake hit Japan’s east coast at 2:10 a.m. Tokyo time, near the crippled Fukushima nuclear site. The tremor was felt in Tokyo, some 300 miles away.

Japan’s emergency agencies declared a tsunami warning for the area.

From AP [2]:

An earthquake of magnitude 7.3 struck Saturday morning off Japan’s east coast, the U.S. Geological Survey said. Japan’s emergency agencies declared a tsunami warning for the area.

Japan’s Meteorological Agency raised the tsunami warning for the area of Honshu. But the U.S. Pacific Tsunami Warning Center did not post warnings for the rest of the Pacific.

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[1] Fox News: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/10/25/73-magnitude-earthquake-hits-japan/

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