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Tsunami scare again, Japan hit by 6.5-magnitude quake

A shallow 6.5-magnitude earthquake hit off the north-east coast of Japan today morning, prompting Japan to issue a tsunami alert.

world Updated: Mar 28, 2011 08:44 IST

A shallow 6.5-magnitude earthquake hit off the northeast coast of Japan on Monday, the US Geological Survey said.

The Japan Meteorological Agency issued a 50-centimetre (18 inch) tsunami warning for the Pacific coast of Miyagi prefecture, which was devastated by the huge earthquake and tsunami that hit on March 11.