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7.2-magnitude quake off northeast Japan, tsunami advisory issued: JMA


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  • AFP
  • Published: 20 Mar 2021, 04:20 PM

Japan’s meteorological agency issued a tsunami advisory on Saturday, after a strong 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck off the northeastern coast. The quake hit at 6:09 pm (0909 GMT) in Pacific waters off Miyagi region with a depth of 60 kilometres (37 miles), the JMA said, issuing an advisory for tsunami waves of around one metre.

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