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A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 7.2 occurred on Saturday evening shortly after 6 p.m. off the coast in northeastern Japan at a depth of 60 km.
In Miyagi Prefecture, the quake was on the Japanese Shindo scale up to 5 to 7, with shaking lasting dozens of seconds.
According to the NHK, tsunami waves of up to 1 meter hit the coast of Miyagi Prefecture shortly after 6:30 p.m. With both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more important than ever. By subscribing you can help us get the story right.
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