Saturday, February 27, 2010

Powerful Earthquake Injures 2 in Japan - International News | News of the World | Middle East News | Europe News -

Powerful Earthquake Injures 2 in Japan -

This one was earlier than the Chile earthquake... 1:34 AM Eastern time

TOKYO — A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.9 rattled Japan's southern islands early Saturday, injuring two and initially prompting fears of a tsunami.

There were no reports of serious damage from the quake, believed to be the strongest in a century to hit Japan's southern Okinawa Island. Japan's Kyodo news agency said two people were hurt, but there were no reports of any deaths.

UPDATE @ 2:03 AM Now calling it an 8.8!!!!


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