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Japan lifts tsunami warning issued after quake in northeast
December 7, 2012 / 10:43 AM / 5 years ago

Japan lifts tsunami warning issued after quake in northeast

TOKYO (Reuters) - The Japan Meteorological Agency has lifted a tsunami warning issued for northeastern Japan after a strong earthquake centred off the coast shook buildings as far away as Tokyo, public broadcaster NHK said.

Japan Meteorological Agency's Senior Coordinator for Seismological Information Makoto Saito points to the spot showing the centre of a magnitude 7.3 earthquake, during a news conference in Tokyo December 7, 2012. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

The quake had a preliminary magnitude of 7.3, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of deaths or serious damage. (Reporting by Tetsushi Kajimoto; Editing by Edmund Klamann)

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