Japan: 10 cm. tsunami reported along northeastern coast

By REUTERS
July 10, 2011 05:35




TOKYO - A 10 centimeter tsunami was reported along Japan's northeast coast after a strong earthquake jolted the country on Sunday.

Workers at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant were evacuated after an alert for a half-meter tsunami was issued by the Japan Meteorological Agency.

The quake monitoring agency said the earthquake had a magnitude of 7.0 and occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) off the northeastern coast.


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