Minor Tsunami Hits Northeastern Japan After Strong Quake

Japan. Photo courtesy of © Maximilien Lebaudy


A minor tsunami hit Miyagi prefecture in Japan early Saturday after a strong 6.8-magnitude quake jolted the country’s northeastern Pacific coast, prompting advisories for regions including around the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant…

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Earthquake rocks region of northern Japan; tsunami advisories issued, CNN

Strong Quake Hits Japan, Triggering Small Tsunami, ABC News
A 20-centimeter (8-inch) tsunami reached the coast of Ishinomaki Ayukawa and Ofunato, about 50 minutes after the quake. Smaller waves were observed at several other locations along the coast…