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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.

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