ABC: Major magnitude 7.2 quake strikes off northern Japan

Published: April 19th, 2013 at 12:16 am ET
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ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation), 12:05 a ET: A major magnitude 7.2 earthquake has struck off northern Japan, but no tsunami warning has been issued. [...] The quake rocked towns in the northernmost Japanese prefecture of Hokkaido. Buildings in Tokyo also shook from the quake. On Wednesday, a series of earthquakes, including one with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2, hit Japan’s Miyake island, about 180km south of Tokyo.

Reuters, 11:21p ET (h/t Anonymous tip): An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.0 struck off northern Japan on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said. [...]

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Published: April 19th, 2013 at 12:16 am ET
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