Earthquake shakes northeastern Japan

Published On: Dec 06 2012 10:43:00 PM HST

A strong earthquake shook northeastern Japan around 11:18 p.m. Hawaii time.

USGS says it was 7.3 in magnitude.

NHK TV says a tsunami warning has been issued for Japan and a 3-foot tsunami was produced.  Only minor injuries were reported from the earthquake.

There is no tsunami warning for Hawaii.


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