A tsunami warning has been issued after an earthquake with a
preliminary magnitude of seven.4 hit north central Japan.
The warning, issued by the nation’s meteorological company, covers coastal areas of Ishikawa, Niigata and Toyama.
Hokuriku Electrical Energy mentioned it was checking for any irregularities at its nuclear energy crops, Japanese broadcaster NHK mentioned.
The broadcaster mentioned torrents of water might attain as excessive as 5 metres (16.5 ft) and urged folks to flee to excessive land or the highest of a close-by constructing as shortly as doable.
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