Jul 11, 2014
By Bob Komsic
A 6.8-magnitude earthquake’s struck Japan’s northern coast.
Japan’s Meteorological Agency issued a tsunami advisory.
The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake was centered off Honshu Island, 129 kilometres east-southeast of Namie and 284 kilometres east-northeast of Tokyo.
It was 13 kilometres below the surface.
The quake struck near the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant crippled in the March 2011 quake and tsunami that left thousands dead.
Officials of the power plant are checking for any damage from today’s tremor.