28 Mar '11, 3pm

This man predicted the Japan quake

This man predicted the Japan quake

JAPAN: A Japanese academic has claimed he knew a big earthquake would hit Japan, days before the tragedy struck on March 11. The University of Electro-Communications' emeritus professor Masashi Hayakawa said he also saw signs of another quake early this week in northern Japan -- that prediction might have come true. A 6.1-magnitude tremor struck on Monday off the northeast coast, leading authorities to issue a tsunami warning. The warning has since been lifted. Professor Hayakawa predicts earthquakes by studying changes to the earth's electromagnetic fields. He said the signs of the magnitude 9 earthquake -- which struck northeast Japan on March 11 -- were already there . "We found very conspicuous anomalies on the date of March 5 and 6, on particular path from Chofu to American transmitter NLK. And probably it must be a precursor to big huge earthquake," prof Hayakawa sai...

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