Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Japan Earthquake of 6,7 creates Alert of Tsunami

Japan sent to an alert of tsunami the morning of Thursday after a strong earthquake of happened magnitude 6, 7 against the coasts of the northeast of the country, already devastated the 11 of March by a giant tidal wave, informed the national meteorological agency.
The local meteorological agency said that the tremor happened to 06:51 (17: 51 of Chile) to about 50 km of the coast of Miyako, to a depth of 20 km in the Pacific Ocean.

The 11 of March, an earthquake of the magnitude 9, most violent never registered in Japan, caused tsunami giant in the region, leaving a balance of more than 23,000 died or disappeared.

A wave of 14 meters of height also damaged the reactors of the nuclear power station of Fukushima Daiichi, causing the worst nuclear accident from the catastrophe of Chernobyl, in 1986



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