Japan Earthquake Sparks Tsunami Scare

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“Sans Titre” by Vivien Isnard (1987). Pigment on canvas. MAMAC NICE, Museum of modern and contemporary Art Nice,Cote d’Azur. Photo by ©© J. Luc


A 7.3-magnitude quake has struck off Japan’s eastern coast, triggering a small tsunami and sparking evacuations.

A one-metre wave hit Ishinomaki in Miyagi Prefecture and many people heeded calls to move to higher ground before all alerts were later lifted.

The quake epicentre was about 245km (150 miles) south-east of Kamiashi at a depth of about 36km, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said…

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