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    Exclamation M6 earthquake hits Miyagi prefecture

    A powerful eartquake has rattled most of Eastern and Northern Japan a few minutes ago. NHK announces a M6 earthquake in/near Sendai with risks of tsunami. The tremor was felt until Tokyo (M3 or 4) where it shaked for over 1min.

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    Felt pretty bad. Our building wouldn't stop swinging.

    6.8 quake strikes northeastern Japan, tsunami warning issued

    Has just been updated to a magnitude of 7.2. 27 persons injured so far.

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    Must have been fairly strong - we felt it in Sapporo.

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    The eartquake is now estimated to have been of magnitude 7.2.

    => BBC News : Earthquake rocks northern Japan

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