Breaking!!! 7.4 Earthquake Strikes Near Fukushima Japan Wednesday

7.4 Earthquake Strikes Near Fukushima Japan Wednesday

JAPAN. (THECOUNT) — A magnitude 7.4 earthquake struck offshore close to Fukushima on Wednesday.

There aren’t any stories of accidents or harm as of Wednesday morning. Tsunami potential is being evaluated, in keeping with USGS.

The 7.4 quake was adopted by a smaller 6.4 shaker.

Close by Locations:

Namie, Fukushima, Japan 57.1 km (35.5 mi)

Watari, Miyagi, Japan 74.5 km (46.3 mi)

Marumori, Miyagi, Japan 75.9 km (47.2 mi)

Kakuda, Miyagi, Japan 77.7 km (48.3 mi)

Sendai, Miyagi, Japan 89.1 km (55.3 mi)

THIS MESSAGE IS ISSUED FOR INFORMATION ONLY IN SUPPORT OF THE
UNESCO/IOC PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING AND MITIGATION SYSTEM AND IS
MEANT FOR NATIONAL AUTHORITIES IN EACH COUNTRY OF THAT SYSTEM.

NATIONAL AUTHORITIES WILL DETERMINE THE APPROPRIATE LEVEL OF
ALERT FOR EACH COUNTRY AND MAY ISSUE ADDITIONAL OR MORE REFINED
INFORMATION.

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PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS – FROM JMA
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* MAGNITUDE 7.3
* ORIGIN TIME 1437 UTC MAR 16 2022
* COORDINATES 37.7 NORTH 141.7 EAST
* DEPTH 33 KM / 20 MILES
* LOCATION NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU JAPAN

EVALUATION
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* AN EARTHQUAKE WITH A PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 7.3 OCCURRED
NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN AT 1437 UTC ON
WEDNESDAY MARCH 16 2022.

* BASED ON THE PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS… HAZARDOUS
TSUNAMI WAVES ARE POSSIBLE FOR COASTS LOCATED WITHIN 300 KM
OF THE EARTHQUAKE EPICENTER.

TSUNAMI THREAT FORECAST
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* HAZARDOUS TSUNAMI WAVES FROM THIS EARTHQUAKE ARE POSSIBLE
WITHIN 300 KM OF THE EPICENTER ALONG THE COASTS OF

JAPAN.

RECOMMENDED ACTIONS
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* GOVERNMENT AGENCIES RESPONSIBLE FOR THREATENED COASTAL AREAS
SHOULD TAKE ACTION TO INFORM AND INSTRUCT ANY COASTAL
POPULATIONS AT RISK IN ACCORDANCE WITH THEIR OWN
EVALUATION… PROCEDURES AND THE LEVEL OF THREAT.

* PERSONS LOCATED IN THREATENED COASTAL AREAS SHOULD STAY ALERT
FOR INFORMATION AND FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS FROM NATIONAL AND
LOCAL AUTHORITIES.

ESTIMATED TIMES OF ARRIVAL
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* ESTIMATED TIMES OF ARRIVAL -ETA- OF THE INITIAL TSUNAMI WAVE
FOR PLACES WITH A POTENTIAL TSUNAMI THREAT. ACTUAL ARRIVAL
TIMES MAY DIFFER AND THE INITIAL WAVE MAY NOT BE THE
LARGEST. A TSUNAMI IS A SERIES OF WAVES AND THE TIME BETWEEN
WAVES CAN BE FIVE MINUTES TO ONE HOUR.

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