Japan hit by earthquake off coast of Fukushima
Thursday, March 17, 2022
A Fumio Kishida. Elsewhere, injured people were taken to hospital in for treatment, where local media reported one man had died.train was derailed but no resulting injuries were reported, according to Prime Minister
The tsunami was seen at the coast of approximately one hour after the tremor. The agency has issued a tsunami advisory, warning of water up to 1 meters (3.3 ft) above normal tidal levels. People were urged to stay away from the coast until the end of the advisory.said a small
The earthquake's epicenter was near that of the far more powerful 2011 Tōhoku earthquake which triggered a large tsunami and a at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. Kishida said "no abnormalities" had been reported at any nuclear facility after the current event.
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