Tsunami warning issued in southeastern Japan as powerful 7.3 quake strikes Tokyo

Tsunami warning issued in southeastern Japan as powerful 7.3 quake strikes Tokyo

RT.com
07 December, 2012, 12:31

The Japanese government has issued a tsunami warning for the country’s southeast after a strong 7.3-magnitude quake shook Tokyo. Electricity companies reported no change in radiation levels in the ravaged Fukushima nuclear plant following the tremor.

The earthquake hit Japan’s Miyagi prefecture, where last year’s devastating quake, triggered multiple meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.

The US Geological Survey initially put the quake’s strength at 7.4-magnitude, but later revised the estimation, lowering it to 7.3.

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