Friday, June 13, 2008

Powerful quake with magnitude 7 jolts northeastern Japan

TOKYO-A powerful quake registering a preliminary magnitude of 7 jolted northeastern Japan Saturday morning, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.The 8:43 a.m. quake measured upper 6 on the Japanese seismic intensity scale of 7 in some areas of Iwate and Miyagi prefectures.No tsunami warnings were issued.The focus of the quake was about 10 kilometers below ground in southern Iwate Prefecture, the agency said.
As in the days of Noah...

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