Earthquake rocks Japan, prompts tsunami warnings

A magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck northern Japan yesterday at about 4:50 Rockford time. As fears linger from the devastating quake and tsunami in March. According to the Associated Press, as of this morning, no injuries have been reported but some structural damage has been found through the northeast coast. A Tsunami Warning was issued for about an hour after the event, but was later canceled as no waves made it to shore. This earthquake likely occurred along the same fault as the March disaster as almost daily aftershocks have still been felt by residents.

-Aaron

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This post was written by qni_it on June 23, 2011

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