TSUNAMI WARNING! POWERFUL 7.3M EARTHQUAKE DESTROYS FUKUSHIMA, JAPAN
Natural disaster 16 March 2022. Tsunami warning! Powerful 7.3M earthquake destroys Fukushima, Japan
A powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Fukushima in northern Japan on Wednesday. It triggered a tsunami advisory and plunged more than 2 million homes in the Tokyo area into darkness.
The region of northern Japan was devastated by a 9.0 quake and tsunami 11 years ago that also triggered nuclear plant meltdowns.
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