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7.3 magnitude earthquake strikes northern Japan
Tsunami warning issued
Depth of the quake recoreded at 10 km
is a big one and shallow.
originally posted by: CCKP72
a reply to: Vasa Croe
Thanks for posting. I hope this one isn't catastrophic like the last.
Fukushima Hamadōri earthquake") was a potentmagnitude 6.6 Mw intraplate aftershock that occurred at 17:16 JST (08:16 UTC) on 11 April in theHamadōri region of Fukushima, Japan. With a shallow focus of 13 km (8.1 mi), the earthquake was centred inland about 36 km (22 mi) west of Iwaki, causing widespread strong to locally severe shaking. It was one of many aftershocks to follow the 11 March Tōhoku earthquake, and the strongest to have its epicentre located inland.
A powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake has struck Fukushima Prefecture in Japan, USGS reported. A three meter tsunami wave alert was issued for Fukushima, Nippon reported. The quake struck 67km northeast of Iwaki, a city located in the southern part of the Hamadori coastal region of Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. According to the Japan Meteorological Agency the quake struck at 5:59am JST at a depth of 10km. “Tsunami warnings or advisories are currently in effect,” the agency said.
originally posted by: havok
Well I obviously linked the wrong earthquake.
The Tohoku was a 9.1 and the most devastating.
So this one wasn't as bad, but could be a prelude for what is to come. I don't think they need any more disasters...