7.1 Earthquake Shakes Japan– 10 Cm Tsunami Hit

A 7.1 earthquake just struck the Northeast of Japan.  Reports from Japanese television (given by a friend there) say that a 10 cm. tsunami followed. Workers at the Nuclear power plant in Fukushima were evacuated.

UPDATE 7:08: @ProducerMatthew: Geophysicist speaking to CNN: 7.1-mag earthquake the largest aftershock to hit Japan since 3/11 9.1

UPDATE: 10:20pm: No reports of damage.


Map from here.


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