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Tsunami warning issued after 7.3 magnitude Japan quake; residents urged to flee Fukushima coast - EVACUATE IMMEDIATELY ORDERS ISSUED

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 Cinnamon    24,809

More: downgraded? 

http://m.emsc.eu/earthquake/earthquake.php?evid=547259

Magnitude6.8

RegionNEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN

Date time2016-11-21 20:59:53.4 UTC

Location37.32 N ; 141.31 E

Depth40 km

Macroseismic
IntensityV Effects: Strong Shaking

Distances 

112 km S of Sendai-shi, Japan / pop: 1,038,000 / local time: 05:59:53.4 2016-11-22 

88 km SE of Fukushima-shi, Japan / pop: 295,000 / local time: 05:59:53.4 2016-11-22 

33 km SE of Namie, Japan / pop: 21,900 / local time: 05:59:53.4 2016-11-22 

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 Cinnamon    24,809

7.3 quake off Fukushima triggers tsunami warning

A powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake has struck Fukushima Prefecture in Japan, USGS reported. A three meter tsunami wave alert was issued for Fukushima, Nippon reported.

The quake struck 67km northeast of Iwaki, a city located in the southern part of the Hamadori coastal region of Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.

Shit! Right where those reactors are! 

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 Cinnamon    24,809
2 minutes ago, timetraveler2015 said:

The sea level in the harbor is dropping rapidly, so the wave is coming.

I hope people get out in time. :tissues

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 COBO Member    3,448
33 minutes ago, thedudeabides said:

Did it ever hit? I see nothing anywhere. Wth is going on!?!

All I've heard reported so far was 30-60cm waves.

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