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Strong Quake Rocks Pacific Floor Off Japan

An extremely powerful earthquake rocked the Pacific Ocean floor Saturday, about 900 kilometers south of Tokyo. Scientists said there is no danger of a tsunami because the quake was centered 600 or more kilometers below the surface. The U.S. Geological Survey measured the earthquake at magnitude 7.8 - roughly as powerful as the earthquake that devastated Nepal last month and killed nearly 9,000 people. The risk to populated areas posed by Saturday's seismic event is far lower,...

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