NEWS
 
Earthquake hits off coast of Japanese power plant
Earthquake hitswaters not far from the Fukushima nuclear power reactor in Japan
1 0

A tsunami advisory is out for communities along Japan's northern coast after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit off the shore of Fukushima.

It was 3 years ago that a quake and subsequent tsunami crippled a nuclear power plant and killed roughly 19,000 people.

Authorities in Japan say the quake struck early Saturday morning.

Part of the statement from Japan’s Meteorological Agency reads, “get out of the water and leave the coast immediately. As the strong current will continue, do not get in the sea or approach coasts until the advisory is cleared,”

The agency expects the tsunami to be about 1 metre high when it reaches land.

The 2011 tsunami was almost 10 metres high.

Categories:

Leave a comment:

showing all comments · Subscribe to comments
  1. john posted on 07/12/2014 10:55 AM
    earthquake Kathleen Wynne strikes agian .
showing all comments

@NEWSTALK1010

Facebook

DON'T MISS

AIRPORT TUNNEL

THE BILLY BISHOP TORONTO CITY AIRPORT TUNNEL

PortsToronto will open a new pedestrian tunnel to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport on July 30th, which will serve as a significant piece of infrastructure that will provide travellers with fast, convenient and reliable access to the airport

NEWS ALERTS

STAY CONNECTED

Sign up for out Breaking News Alerts and receive up-to-the-minute coverage of the top stories of the day

 
1 0

A tsunami advisory is out for communities along Japan's northern coast after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit off the shore of Fukushima.

It was 3 years ago that a quake and subsequent tsunami crippled a nuclear power plant and killed roughly 19,000 people.

Authorities in Japan say the quake struck early Saturday morning.

Part of the statement from Japan’s Meteorological Agency reads, “get out of the water and leave the coast immediately. As the strong current will continue, do not get in the sea or approach coasts until the advisory is cleared,”

The agency expects the tsunami to be about 1 metre high when it reaches land.

The 2011 tsunami was almost 10 metres high.

Leave a comment:

showing all comments · Subscribe to comments
  1. john posted on 07/12/2014 10:55 AM
    earthquake Kathleen Wynne strikes agian .
showing all comments

Top stories

Poll

Protesters from Black Lives Matter blocked traffic on the Allen last night to protest police shootings. Was this the best way to make a point?

Voting is restricted to one vote every 24 hours 24 hour(s) VoteResults