22 Jun '11, 10pm

Japan issues tsunami alert following strong earthquake

TOKYO: Japan issued a tsunami warning on Thursday after a 6.7-magnitude earthquake struck in the northeast of the country, rattling the areas hardest hit by the March 11 quake and tsunami disasters. But the meteorological agency lifted the warning about an hour after the latest jolt hit at 6:51 am (2151 GMT Wednesday) some 50 kilometres off the east coast of Miyako, Iwate prefecture, at a depth of 20 kilometres in the Pacific. USGS also registered the quake at 6.7 in magnitude at a depth of 32 kilometres. The Japanese agency had warned that a 50-centimetre tsunami could be expected in the region, but no warning was issued to Fukushima at the centre of the nation's nuclear crisis. Public broadcaster NHK reported there were no immediate reports of damage from the quake while no sizable high waves were seen. Local authorities issued evacuation orders to some 8,000 households ...

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