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Strong earthquake, tsunami warning in south Japan

5 years ago Friday, February 26, 2010 1:07:14 PM CST February 26, 2010 Friday, February 26 2010 Feb 26, 2010 in News
Source: Associated Press

Japan's meteorological agency says a magnitude 6.9 earthquake hit off Japan's southern coast, and has issued a tsunami warning in the region.

Officials say the quake occurred off the coast of the island of Okinawa. They predicted a tsunami up to 3 feet (1 meter) near the Okinawan coast.

There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

Japan is one of the world's most earthquake-prone countries.

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