Strong earthquake hits Japan, sparking tsunami fears

By REUTERS
November 21, 2016 23:21

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.3 hit northern Japan on Tuesday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, issuing tsunami advisories for much of the nation's northern Pacific coast.

The epicentre of the earthquake, which was felt in Tokyo, was off the coast of Fukushima prefecture at a depth of about 10 km, the agency said.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injury.


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