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Earthquake sparks Japan tsunami warning – BBC News

A 6.9 magnitude earthquake off eastern Japan near Fukushima prefecture has prompted a tsunami warning of possible 3m (10ft) waves.The quake struck on Tuesday morning at about 06:00 local time (21:00 GMT, Monday), the Japan Meteorological Agency said.The depth of the quake was estimated to be around 11km (7 miles).In 2011, a large tsunami caused by a quake destroyed the Fukushima nuclear power plant.Broadcaster NHK said Tokyo Electric Power was checking the plant for damage. Source: Earthquake sparks Japan tsunami…

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