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6.9 Magnitude Japan Earthquake – Details

According to USGS,  a 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Japan near Honshu, Japan at 5:59 local time. Tsunami warnings have been issued for coastal regions, and it is being reported that this earthquake was felt across a large region of Japan, including in Tokyo. There is currently little information on the potential damage across the region, and it is being reported that evacuations are taking place near Fukushima.

The figure below includes the location of the earthquake, along with the regions across Japan that felt this earthquake.

Japan earthquake