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Powerful Earthquake Hits East Coast of Japan

21 Nov 2016, 4:01 pm

A 7.4 magnitude earthquake struck Japan this afternoon, near 6 a.m. local time in that country. The quake was centered 23 miles east of Namie, Japan, according to the United States Geological Survey. Multiple aftershocks have already been felt in the area.

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A Tsunami Warning has been issued by the Japan Meteorological Agency for a potential tsunami wave as high as 9 to 10 feet. A 1 to 3 foot wave has already been observed, which was shown on a live broadcast from NHK World News.

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Live footage is being provided from Fukushima, Japan by fukkoulivecamera.

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NHK is also providing live continuous coverage from Japan.

No tsunamis are expected for the west coast of North America, according to the National Tsunami Warning Center in Palmer, AK.

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For WeatherNation: Meteorologist Mace Michaels

One response to “Powerful Earthquake Hits East Coast of Japan

  1. Though the PTWC has cancelled their Tsunami Warning for the wider Pacific Region, the local Japan Meteorological Agency is continuing theirs.

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