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What a start now of the Fox News -- a whole new hour here in America's Newsroom a series of powerful earthquake sending shockwaves through Japan.
Now initial reporting -- the latest tremor around six point one centered 55 miles east of Tokyo one of the world's most populated cities and that same region devastated by a catastrophic earthquake and tsunami about a year ago it comes just a few hours after a stronger quake.
He died near the island of al-Qaeda.
I'm Trace Gallagher is life -- -- this -- what can we determine now from Japan.
You look at that that it is -- build the -- thing is that six point nine magnitude played at the northern part of the country because that is the same area that was struck last year during that.
Quake and followed by that massive tsunami.
The quake hit about four hours ago and shortly there after.
They issued a tsunami warning for that region in fact many of the small towns that were devastated last year had a back UH -- orders.
Under way just a few hours ago now we've now learned they have lifted this -- not me but in fact there was a small tsunami in that area.
And about three hours after that another major earthquake and keep in mind.
These six point 96 point one not the magnitude nine that struck last year but they are nonetheless.
Very powerful earthquakes six point one hitting near the capital of Tokyo it shut down the airport for a short time -- lot of nerves.
And now we're hearing that it was actually shallow earthquakes is -- kind of going out in the outlying areas checking the damage but two major earthquakes -- -- just a few hours.
In Japan we are kind of checking the damage and checking the reports as they come -- bill it might take a little bit of time before we know exactly the full extent.
Of what's happening in the northern part of that country as well as in the capital as you well know living in California and your experience at portrays the depth in the earth the term is a lot on the serve right do we have a depth reading how many miles.
They haven't given us an exact depth breeding except they're saying to six point one quake -- shallow.
And you know it just to put it in context -- you go back to the San Francisco quake back in 1989 the Northridge quake back in 1994.
Those were both about the same size as the first quake.
That hit in northern Japan and that gives you an idea of how powerful these things are.
The nine point one.
Last year was completely off the -- still 350000.
People homeless from that tsunami and quake last year.
5000 still missing about his remarkable Trace Gallagher stay out of okay with a more headlines -- -- -- kind of --
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