A powerful 6.9 magnitude (originally reported as a 7.3mag at 10km depth) earthquake has struck Fukushima Prefecture in Japan, USGS reported. A three meter tsunami wave alert was issued for Fukushima, Nippon reported.
The quake struck 67km northeast of Iwaki, a city located in the southern part of the Hamadori coastal region of Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.
According to the Japan Meteorological Agency the quake struck at 5:59am JST at a depth of 10km.
“Tsunami warnings or advisories are currently in effect,” the agency said.
— Steve Herman (@W7VOA) November 21, 2016
Lets hope this doesnt turn out to be as destructive & deadly as the 2011 earthquake & tsunami that has left Fukishima & the surrounding areas devastated.
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