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6.8 Earthquake, Japan

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Magnitude-6.8 hits Japan's north, tsunami warning issued


March 14, 2012 4:33 pm
Tokyo - A magnitude-6.8 earthquake struck northern Japan Wednesday and tsunami warning was issued, the Meteorological Agency said.


Tsunami waves of up to 50 centimetres were expected to reach the coasts of Iwate and Aomori prefectures at 6:40 pm (0940 GMT), the agency said.

The quake occurred at 6:09 pm with an epicentre off Aomori prefecture at a depth of 10 kilometres, the agency said.

No injuries or damage were reported.
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What no CIA mentioned and no Colin Powell waving anthrax... were are all the conspiracy theorist
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What no CIA mentioned and no Colin Powell waving anthrax... were are all the conspiracy theorist
They're all hiding in caves with foil hats to avoid the (American) solar radiation blasts from space at the moment.
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Magnitude-6.8 hits Japan's north, tsunami warning issued


March 14, 2012 4:33 pm
Tokyo - A magnitude-6.8 earthquake struck northern Japan Wednesday and tsunami warning was issued, the Meteorological Agency said.


Tsunami waves of up to 50 centimetres were expected to reach the coasts of Iwate and Aomori prefectures at 6:40 pm (0940 GMT), the agency said.

The quake occurred at 6:09 pm with an epicentre off Aomori prefecture at a depth of 10 kilometres, the agency said.

No injuries or damage were reported.
50 whole centimetres?! and how is that different from a normal wave?
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50 whole centimetres?! and how is that different from a normal wave?
I suppose it depends on what's normal for the area, how steep the beach and how high the sea wall is.
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I suppose it depends on what's normal for the area, how steep the beach and how high the sea wall is.
And also if it happens to occur at a spring high tide, when a sea level half a metre higher than normal might be enough to have a significant impact in places.
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we are just past the 1 year anniversary of the quake/tsunami from last year. Weird. Hopefully there will be no serious problems as a result
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50 whole centimetres?! and how is that different from a normal wave?
Because the wave doesnt go back down, its a 50cm Wave, continuous untill all the water has passed... It's not a typical rolling surfable wave as u see in Surfing videos... it's like the wall of water you saw in the 2004 and 2011 tsunamis... it's a persistant wall of water that stops at just about nothing... Watch this video

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