At least 26 injured in earthquake in Japan's northwest

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At least 26 people were injured, including one seriously, after a magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck Japan's northwestern region late Tuesday, causing landslides and power outages in some areas. The quake hit Niigata Prefecture on Tuesday night, recording a ...

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Tsunamis warning lifted in Japanese coastal regions after earthquake

1 year ago by CNN

(CNN) Japan's meteorological agency has lifted an earlier tsunami warning, after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 10:22 p.m. Tuesday (9:22 a.m. ET) off the coast of Yamagata Prefecture in the north of the country. The agency had originally ...

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Tsunamis warning lifted in Japanese coastal regions after earthquake
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Quake shakes NW Japan, causes 21 injuries and minor damage

1 year ago by ABC News

Japan's Meteorological Agency said the earthquake struck off the western coast of Yamagata about 50 kilometers (30 miles) southwest of the city of Sakata. It was fairly shallow, about 14 kilometers (9 miles) below the sea's surface. Shallow quakes tend to ...

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Quake shakes NW Japan, causes 21 injuries and minor damage
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Earthquake rocks Japan; tsunami advisory issued

1 year ago by USA TODAY

A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck off northwestern Japan on Tuesday, triggering a tsunami advisory for three prefectures in the region. The Japan Meteorological Agency said the quake struck Tuesday night at 10:22, or 9:22 a.m. EDT, 30 miles southwest of ...

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Earthquake rocks Japan; tsunami advisory issued
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Strong quake jolts northwest Japan; no major damage reported

1 year ago by ABC News

Japan is one of the most earthquake- and tsunami-prone areas in the world. On March 11, 2011, a magnitude 9.0 offshore quake hit the northeast coast, causing a tsunami that took more than 18,000 lives and triggered meltdowns at the Fukushima nuclear ...

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Strong quake jolts northwest Japan; no major damage reported
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Japan Earthquake Sparks Tsunami Warning

1 year ago by Wall Street Journal

TOKYO—An earthquake of estimated magnitude 6.8 struck an area of Japan along the coast of the Sea of Japan, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, and the government issued a tsunami warning. Initial reports suggested that only minimal tsunamis ...

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Japan Earthquake Sparks Tsunami Warning
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Powerful earthquake strikes off coast of Japan

1 year ago by Aljazeera.com

A powerful earthquake has jolted northwestern Japan, prompting officials to issue a tsunami warning along the coast which was lifted two and a half hours later. The quake, which had a magnitude of 6.4 according to the US Geological Survey (USGS), lasted ...

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Powerful earthquake strikes off coast of Japan
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Tsunamis expected in Japanese coastal regions after earthquake

1 year ago by CNN

(CNN) Japan's meteorological agency has issued a tsunami warning after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 10:22 p.m. Tuesday (9:22 a.m. ET) off the coast of Yamagata Prefecture in the north of the country. Tsunamis are "expected to arrive ...

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Tsunamis expected in Japanese coastal regions after earthquake
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Japan earthquake: Magnitude 6.4 quake strikes off northwestern Japan, tsunami warning issued

1 year ago by KABC-TV

Japan's Meteorological Agency said the quake's epicenter was fairly shallow, about 10 kilometers (6 miles) below the sea's surface. Shallow quakes tend to cause more damage on the Earth's surface. The agency predicted a tsunami as high as 1 meter (yard) ...

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Japan earthquake: Magnitude 6.4 quake strikes off northwestern Japan, tsunami warning issued
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Japan earthquake – Tsunami warning after 6.8-magnitude tremor strikes near nuclear power plant and sparks power cuts

1 year ago by The Sun

JAPAN has issued an emergency tsunami warning after a shocking 6.8-magnitude undersea earthquake struck near a huge nuclear power plant. Early reports claim larger than normal waves have already started crashing against beaches in the north of the ...

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Japan earthquake – Tsunami warning after 6.8-magnitude tremor strikes near nuclear power plant and sparks power cuts
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Japan earthquake sparks tsunami warning: Urgent threat after 6.8 magnitude quake strikes

1 year ago by Express.co.uk

Niigata and Yamagata regions are on alert after the 6.8 magnitude quake struck this afternoon. The quake struck at around 22:41 JST and hit 53 miles northeast of the island of Honshu. The epicentre of the quake struck at a depth of about seven miles in the ...

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Japan earthquake sparks tsunami warning: Urgent threat after 6.8 magnitude quake strikes
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Magnitude 6.4 Earthquake Hits Northwestern Japan; Tsunami Warning Issued, Power Cut Off

1 year ago by News18

Tokyo: Japan issued a tsunami advisory Tuesday after a strong 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit the northwest of the country. A wave of one metre (three feet) is expected to hit the coast of the Sea of Japan, north of Tokyo, the nation's meteorological agency said.

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Magnitude 6.4 Earthquake Hits Northwestern Japan; Tsunami Warning Issued, Power Cut Off
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Earthquake rocks Japan, triggering fears of tsunami

1 year ago by USA TODAY

A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck off northwestern Japan on Tuesday, triggering a tsunami advisory for three prefectures in the region. The Japan Meteorological Agency said the quake struck Tuesday night at 10:22, or 9:22 a.m. EDT, 30 miles southwest of ...

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Earthquake rocks Japan, triggering fears of tsunami
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Strong earthquake jolts northwest Japan; no major damage reported

1 year ago by Los Angeles Times

Japan is one of the most earthquake- and tsunami-prone areas in the world. On March 11, 2011, a magnitude 9.0 offshore quake hit the northeast coast, causing a tsunami that took more than 18,000 lives and triggered meltdowns at the Fukushima nuclear ...

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Strong earthquake jolts northwest Japan; no major damage reported
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Japan Earthquake Knocks Out Power; Tsunami Warning Is Lifted

1 year ago by Wall Street Journal

TOKYO—An earthquake of estimated magnitude 6.7 struck an area of Japan along the coast of the Sea of Japan, causing power outages and several injuries. The quake struck after 10 p.m. on Tuesday and triggered a tsunami warning, but only minimal ...

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Japan Earthquake Knocks Out Power; Tsunami Warning Is Lifted
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Magnitude 6.8 Quake Hits Off Japan, Tsunami Advisory Issued

1 year ago by Bloomberg

Some bullet trains servicing areas near the quake were halted. Japan Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said that more than 9,000 households were without power, and that authorities were working to establish if there were any casualties.

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Magnitude 6.8 Quake Hits Off Japan, Tsunami Advisory Issued
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Japan earthquake: Tsunami warning issued after 6.8-magnitude tremor near Niigata

1 year ago by The Independent

A tsunami warning has been issued after a magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck close to the coast of Japan. There were no reports of serious casualties, but the country's Meteorological Agency issued a warning for a 0.2 to 1-metre tsunami along the northwest ...

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Japan earthquake: Tsunami warning issued after 6.8-magnitude tremor near Niigata