Powerful quake hits Shizuoka(just now)

Powerful quake hits Shizuoka(just now)

Shizuoka : Japan | Mar 15, 2011 at 10:25 AM PDT
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Magnitude 6.0 Quake in Shizuoka Japan - TV Studio Shaking

A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 jolted central Japan on Tuesday night.

The Japan Meteorological Agency says the quake with an intensity of 6 plus on the Japanese seismic scale zero to 7 hit at 10:31 PM.

The focus of the quake is in the eastern part of Shizuoka Prefecture and is estimated to be at a depth of 10 kilometers.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 23:05 +0900 (JST)

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An aerial view shows the aftermath of the 8.9 magnitude earthquake and tsunami that devastated eastern Japan
An aerial view shows the aftermath of the 8.9 magnitude earthquake and tsunami that devastated eastern Japan
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