MORIOKA Japan, (CBS SF) — A moderately strong earthquake struck off the northeastern coast of Japan’s Honshu island on Saturday.
The USGS reports the 6.0 magnitude quake struck at 2:13 a.m. PST 352 miles northeast of Tokyo. No immediate reports of damage or tsunamis have been received.READ MORE: Unique Twist To Pandemic Shutdown Of Long-Establish Santa Clara Restaurant
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Strong earthquakes with an epicenter off the coast can trigger tsunamis, depending on the size and type of the fault movement. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center tracks earthquake data for the West Coast.
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