Japan Earthquake Hits East Coast

An earthquake stroke Japan early this morning, reaching a magnitude of 6.1, off the coast of Japan.

The earthquake was reported to have struck about 175 miles South East of Kamaishi, and around 200 miles east of Fukushima. This is the second earthquake to hit the world in the last 24 hours, after the one in Mexico which measured 7.1 and another in New Zealand, measuring 6.1. Earthquakes are known for raising more issues such as a Tsunami, which is common in Japan.

The earthquake only hit the cities as minor trembles but may raise issues on a tsunami as it hit right in the ocean. People have been warned of the earthquake that struck at around 2am, local time, that may cause more problems than earthquake.

The world is at shock of the recent natural disasters including the floods that hit Houston, Texas earlier this month, leaving hundreds of people homeless, destroying the streets and buildings as well as killing people. US Geologists have not reported any predictions on the change of climate of raise of suspicions of more natural disasters as yet but people must stay cautious of anything as earthquakes may raise more issues such as volcanoes and tsunamis.

No deaths have been reported on the earthquake and no warnings of a tsunami have been made yet.

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