08 Apr '11, 1am

Two people died, 93 injured, 3.6 million households lost power in yesterday’s aftershake, Japan govt says

TOKYO - No new damage was recorded at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant yesterday after a major aftershock rocked north-east Japan and a tsunami warning was issued for the coast devastated by last month's massive quake and tsunami that crippled a nuclear power plant. The warning was later lifted and no tsunami was reported after the quake, which struck shortly before midnight. The tremor was measured at magnitude 7.4 by the Japan Meteorological Agency, which said was the quake was an aftershock from the 9.0-magnitude quake on March 11. Workers struggling to bring the plant under control were evacuated but returned once the tsunami warning was lifted, an official with plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) said. Mr Toru Hanai, a Reuters photographer in Oshu, Iwate prefecture, near the epicentre of yesterday's aftershock, said his hotel lost power and a water pipe ...

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