Powerful quake hits Japan

An 8.9-magnitude earthquake struck Japan's northeastern coast around 0546 GMT on Friday.

    An 8.9-magnitude earthquake struck Japan's northeastern coast around 0546 GMT on Friday.

    It caused a four-metre tsunami in the port city of Kamishi and its tremors shook buildings in the capital Tokyo, over 300 kilometres away.

    Now Taiwan has issued a tsunami warning.

    Al Jazeera's Laurence Lee has more.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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