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Strong Earthquake Strikes Off Japan's Coast, Tsunami Warning Issued
| February 26, 2010
Posted on 02/26/2010 2:03:36 PM PST by GiovannaNicoletta
TOKYO A magnitude 6.9 earthquake hit off Japan's southern coast early Saturday, shaking Okinawa and nearby islands, where a tsunami warning was issued, Japan's Meteorological Agency said.
The quake occurred off the coast of the island of Okinawa at a depth of 6.2 miles at 5:31 a.m. Saturday, the agency said.
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TOPICS: Japan; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: earthquake; okinawa; pacific; tsunami
posted on 02/26/2010 2:13:43 PM PST
(President Robert Gibbs 2009-2013)
Picture from the scene:
posted on 02/26/2010 2:19:10 PM PST
("If that's your best, your best won't do." -Dee Snider)
Sweet Hokusai. My woman has people on Okinawa and she’s worried. I told her those Japanese are good with earthquakes, those islands are always rockin’.
posted on 02/26/2010 2:44:35 PM PST
by West Texas Chuck
(US out of the UN - UN out of the US)
To: West Texas Chuck
We’ve checked with friends & family — no major damage reported yet.
posted on 02/26/2010 3:06:01 PM PST
(GOE 1, July 4, Sep 12, and Nov 7 DC rallies -- Energy, Tax Cuts, Lift American Spirits)
That picture is a great piece of Japanese artistry.
posted on 02/26/2010 6:34:13 PM PST
by American Constitutionalist
(There is no civility in the way the Communist/Marxist want to destroy the USA)
I guess a thousand miles is still “Off Japan’s Coast.”
posted on 02/27/2010 9:34:03 PM PST
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