Earthquake hits northern Japan, no tsunami warning issued

TOKYO Thu Nov 8, 2012 11:07pm EST

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TOKYO (Reuters) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.5 shook northern Japan on Friday, public broadcaster NHK said.

No tsunami warning was issued, and there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

(Reporting by Mayumi Negishi; Editing by Ken Wills)

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Alita87 wrote:
Yeah, as enough of us pointed out on Twitter. There was no Earthquake, at least not in Tokyo as your “Urgent News” tweets were reporting. Please either get your facts straight or get a reporter on the ground in Japan who can tell you what is and is not alert worthy.

Nov 09, 2012 2:10am EST  --  Report as abuse
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