An earthquake measuring 6.8 jolted the Japanese island of Okinawa
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An earthquake measuring 6.8 jolted the Japanese island of Okinawa

Okinawa : Japan | Nov 08, 2011 at 4:56 AM PST
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Tsunami Warning Over Loud Speaker in Okinawa, Japan after 7.0 Earthquake

There were no casualties or damage, no tsunami alert was issued after the quake was centered northeast of the island. On 11 March a 9.0 magnitude earthquake caused a tsunami in northeastern Japan that left more than 15,800 dead and 3,700 missing,An earthquake of magnitude 6.8 degrees on the Richter scale rocked the northern Japanese island of Okinawa, but there were no reported casualties or damage, or issued a tsunami alert.The quake was centered northeast of the island, Nippon Meteorological Agency,

On 11 March a 9.0 magnitude earthquake caused a tsunami that strucknortheastern Japan and left over 15,800 dead and 3,700 missing.

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The 9.0 magnitude earthquake and tsunami on March 11 devastated Japan's northeast, leaving 20,000 dead
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