Quake jolts northeast Japan

Workers at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant were evacuated after an alert for a tsunami was issued.

    A strong earthquake jolted northeastern Japan on Sunday, and workers at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant were evacuated after an alert for a tsunami of 50 cm was issued by the country's metreological agency.

    The US Geological Survey said the quake had a magnitude of 7.3.

    There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, public broadcaster NHK said. The area was hit by a massive earthquake and tsunami in March which destroyed the Fukushima power plant and triggered a radiation crisis.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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