6.5 Earthquake Hits Japan; Brief Tsunami Warning


No damage was reported at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant after a 6.5-magnitude earthquake jolted northeast Japan on Friday.

A tsunami warning is in place for the coastal areas of Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures, which were devastated by a powerful quake and tsunami in March that also severely damaged the nuclear plant.

The quake’s epicenter was 113 kilometers from the town of Fukushima, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Ria Novosti

RIA Novosti was Russia's leading news agency in terms of multimedia technologies, website audience reach and quoting by the Russian media.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *