Friday, October 25, 2013

7.1 Earthquake Shook Japan

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An earthquake with magnitude 7.1 hit the Fukushima region of Japan on Saturday. It triggered a tsunami that smash into 3 cities

A magnitude-7.1 earthquake struck off the Fukushima region of Japan on Saturday local time, triggering tsunami-driven waves that hit three cities that are included in the 200-mile stretch of the east coast that was under a tsunami alert.

The tsunami waves are three feet or less and the first wave hit Soma, Kamaishi, and Ishinomaki-shi Ayukama, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

The epicenter was located 231 miles east of Japan's Honshu Island at a depth of 6 miles. It was also felt 300 miles away in Tokyo.

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