11 Mar '11, 9am

Widespread tsunami warning issued after Japan quake - Yahoo!

Widespread tsunami warning issued after Japan quake - Yahoo!

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A tsunami warning has been issued for areas across East Asia and the western coast of South America following a huge earthquake that hit Japan on Friday, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said. Among the countries for which a tsunami warning is in effect are: Russia, Taiwan, the Philippines, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama, Honduras, Chile, Ecuador, Colombia and Peru. The biggest earthquake to hit Japan in 140 years struck the northeast coast on Friday, triggering a 10-metre tsunami that swept away everything in its path, including houses and cars. By 0800 GMT there had been no reports of a serious tsunami hitting anywhere beyond Japan. "A tsunami is a series of waves and the first wave may not be the largest," the center said. "The threat can continue for many h...

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