7.3 magnitude quake hits Japan, Fukushima residents urged to flee | Reuters

TOKYO An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.3 hit northern Japan on Tuesday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, issuing tsunami advisories for much of the nation's northern Pacific coast.The epicentre of the earthquake, which was felt in Tokyo, was off the coast of Fukushima prefecture at a depth of about 10 km, the agency said. There were no immediate reports of damage or injury.

Reuters November 22, 2016 03:16:50 IST
7.3 magnitude quake hits Japan, Fukushima residents urged to flee
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73 magnitude quake hits Japan Fukushima residents urged to flee
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TOKYO An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.3 hit northern Japan on Tuesday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, issuing tsunami advisories for much of the nation's northern Pacific coast.The epicentre of the earthquake, which was felt in Tokyo, was off the coast of Fukushima prefecture at a depth of about 10 km, the agency said.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injury.

(Writing by William Mallard; Editing Richard Balmforth)

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