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Second Major Earthquake Rocks Southern Japan

A second powerful earthquake hit southern Japan Saturday morning, prompting authorities to issue, and then rescind, a tsunami warning in the region. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude 7.0 earthquake occurred near the Kumamoto area at 1:25 a.m. local time.   On Thursday, a 6.5-magnitude quake struck near the city on the island of Kyushu, about 1,300 kilometers southwest of Tokyo. The Japan Meteorological Agency issued a tsunami warning for the western coast of Kyushu...

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