07 Apr '11, 3pm

Magnitude 7.4 earthquake hits off Japan coast, tsunami warning issued

Japan was rattled by a strong aftershock and tsunami warning on Thursday night nearly a month after a devastating earthquake and tsunami flattened the north-eastern coast. -- PHOTO: ST FILE TOKYO - JAPAN was rattled by a strong aftershock and tsunami warning on Thursday night nearly a month after a devastating earthquake and tsunami flattened the north-eastern coast. Announcers on Japan's public broadcaster NHK told coastal residents to run to higher ground and away from the shore. The Japan meteorological agency issued a tsunami warning for a wave of up to two metres after the magnitude-7.4 aftershock. The warning was issued for a coastal area already torn apart by last month's tsunami, which is believed to have killed some 25,000 people and has sparked an ongoing crisis at a nuclear power plant. Officials at the tsunami-ravaged Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant said there...

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