February 26, 2010 / 9:02 PM / in 8 years

Strong quake jolts Japan's Okinawa, Tsunami warning issued

TOKYO, Feb 27 (Reuters) - A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.9 jolted Japan’s southern Okinawa islands on Saturday, a government agency said.

A tsunami warning for waves of up to two metres in some areas was issued after the quake at 2031 GMT, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

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