Magnitude 7.4 quake hits off Japan, tsunami warning issued (Update)

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April 7, 2011

Japan’s Meterological Agency reports a magnitude 7.4 earthquake struck off the coast of Japan this morning at 23:32 JST.

According to estimates, the resulting tsunami should have just hit the Japanese shoreline.  Fortunately however, high tide in that area is still not for another 4 hours.  Updates to follow.

***UPDATE*** Japan’s Meterological Agency has CANCELLED all tsunami warnings as of 0055 JST.


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