BREAKING: 6.9 Earthquake Strikes Off The Coast of Japan, Tsunami Warning Issued

By  //  November 21, 2016

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An earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 6.9 has struck off the coast of Fukushima prefecture in Japan. A tsunami warning for waves of up to three meters (10 feet) has been issued. (USGOV Image)

(FOX NEWS) – An earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 6.9 has struck off the coast of Fukushima prefecture in Japan. A tsunami warning for waves of up to three meters (10 feet) has been issued.

The Japan Meteorological Agency says the quake struck around 6 a.m at a depth of 10 kilometers (6 miles).

Fukushima prefecture is north of Tokyo and home to the nuclear power plant that was destroyed by a huge tsunami following an offshore earthquake in 2011.

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