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Small Tsunami After Earthquake Strikes off Japan's Coast

A strong earthquake rocked the ocean floor east of Japan early Saturday, triggering a small tsunami. The U.S. Geological Survey reported the earthquake's magnitude at 7.1 and said it struck 10 kilometers below the surface about 3 a.m. local time Saturday . Japanese media reported a 30-centimeter tsunami had reached Japan's east coast. The quake hit about 400 kilometers from Japan's Fukushima Province, site of the ruined Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station, which was hit by ...

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