Japan Issues Tsunami Warning for Fukushima Prefecture Following 7.3 Mag Earthquake

November 21, 2016 4:05 PM EST

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Japan issued a Tsunami warning for the Fukushima prefecture following a 7.3 magnitude quake.

Tsunami Warnings / Tsunami Advisories

Issued at 06:02 JST, 22 Nov. 2016

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Tsunami Warnings issued for the following coastal regions of Japan:
Evacuate immediately
FUKUSHIMA PREF.

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Tsunami Warnings have been issued for the following coastal regions of Japan:

*FUKUSHIMA PREF.

Below is a statement from the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center:

AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS

ORIGIN TIME - 1100 AM HST 21 NOV 2016
COORDINATES - 37.3 NORTH 141.6 EAST
LOCATION - NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU JAPAN
MAGNITUDE - 7.3 MOMENT

EVALUATION

THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER HAS ISSUED A TSUNAMI THREAT
MESSAGE FOR OTHER PARTS OF THE PACIFIC LOCATED CLOSER TO THE
EARTHQUAKE. HOWEVER... BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA THERE IS NO
TSUNAMI THREAT TO HAWAII. REPEAT. BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA
THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO HAWAII.

THIS WILL BE THE ONLY STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS
ADDITIONAL DATA ARE RECEIVED.


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