BREAKING!!! Big EARTHQUAKE – N. Japan … Small Tsunami Followed

9 07 2011

It was on CNN

here’s a little 

A powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake has reportedly struck off Japan’s eastern coast. Tsunami advisories have now been issued following the Japan earthquake, Tokyo Breaking News reports.

According to Reuters, Fukushima nuclear plant workers evacuated to higher ground following the earthquake, with no immediate reports of injuries or damage. . . .

Some more on TSUNAMI expected landfall –

The first wave of tsunami observed at 10:28AM off the coast of Miyagi Prefecture. Tsunami will reach the coast between 10:30 and 11:00AM. . .  (more) 

UPDATE on TSUNAMI – it Petered Out – 

Small tsunami reaches Japan from 7.1 quake

SCIENCE DATA on it from U.S.G.S. :

Magnitude 7.0
Date-Time Sunday, July 10, 2011 at 00:57:12 UTC
Sunday, July 10, 2011 at 10:57:12 AM at epicenter
Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones
Location 38.040°N, 143.287°E
Depth 34.9 km (21.7 miles)
Distances 212 km (131 miles) E of Sendai, Honshu, Japan
239 km (148 miles) ENE of Iwaki, Honshu, Japan
250 km (155 miles) E of Fukushima, Honshu, Japan
409 km (254 miles) NE of TOKYO, Japan
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 14.1 km (8.8 miles); depth +/- 4.2 km (2.6 miles)
Parameters NST=310, Nph=311, Dmin=441.9 km, Rmss=0.8 sec, Gp= 32°,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=9
Event ID usc0004sg6



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