6.8 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Fukushima, Tsunami Warning Issued

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Moments ago, at 4:22am local time, a major 6.8 magnitude quake struck eastern Japan, off the Fukushima coast.

  • FLASH:M6.8 QUAKE JOLTS OFF FUKUSHIMA, JAPAN, TSUNAMI ALERT
  • EARTHQUAKE EARLY WARNING ISSUED FOR JAPAN, OFF FUKUSHIMA:JMA
  • EARTHQUAKE EARLY WARNING ISSUED FOR JAPAN, OFF FUKUSHIMA:JMA
  • TSUNAMI WARNING ISSUED AFTER JAPAN QUAKE: AP

From the USGS:

And NOAA:

 

So far there have been no reports of damage. Those curious can keep track of Fukushima in real time at the live webcast below: