Tsunami Warnings Follow 7.3-Magnitude Earthquake Off Japanese Coast
An earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 7.3 has struck off the coast of Fukushima prefecture in Japan. According to the Associated Presss, tsunami warning for waves of up to three meters (10 feet) has been issued.
The Japan Meteorological Agency says the quake struck around 6AM local time at a depth of 10 kilometers (6 miles) said the Associated Press story.
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, the AP said.