Japan earthquake: Massive 7.1 magnitude quake strikes – buildings shake in Tokyo

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The Japan Meteorological Agency said the epicentre of the earthquake was off the coast of Fukushima prefectur with a depth of 60km (36 miles).

But the agency said a tsunami warning had not been issued.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said in a statement: “An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude 7.1 occurred near the coast of Honshu, Japan at 14:07 UTC on Saturday February 13, 2021.

“Based on all available data, there is no tsunami threat from this earthquake.”

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