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A fishing boat is among debris in Ofunato, Japan, following a 9.0 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami

8.9 magnitude earthquake hits Japan, causes tsunami

A massive 8.9 magnitude earthquake occurred in northern Japan early on Friday. The earthquake's epicenter is 130 km (81 miles) east of Sendai, in the Honshu island of Japan. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter was at a depth of 24.4 km (15.2 miles). The earthquake triggered tsunamis in

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Tsunami warning issued after quake off Indonesia’s Papua

Jakarta - An earthquake measuring 7.4 on the Richter scale rocked Indonesia's easternmost region of Papua early Thursday, prompting a tsunami warning. The epicentre of the quake was 141 kilometres south-east of Kaimana in West Papua province at a depth of 25 kilometres, according to the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency. The

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