12 Mar '11, 4am

Strong aftershocks rattle Japan

TOKYO: Two strong aftershocks rattled Japan less than 24 hours after a massive 8.9-magnitude earthquake hit Japan's northeast, unleashing a powerful tsunami which left scores dead and missing. A 6.8-magnitude aftershock struck off the east coast of Japan on Saturday, just hours after a 6.7-magnitude earthquake rocked the mountainous Nigata prefecture, causing landslides and avalanches. Kyodo News said there was no immediate reports of casualties and no fresh tsunami alert was issued after the Nigata quake, which was followed by an almost equally strong quake in the same area half an hour later. The quakes struck in the west of the main Honshu island, on the Sea of Japan coast and far from the offshore Pacific Ocean tremor that triggered a mammoth tsunami Friday that is feared to have killed more than 1,000 people. The focus of both predawn quakes was in central Niigata. Th...

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