Japan Rocked by 8.8 Earthquake Highest Tsunami Alert Issued

Earthquake Details

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http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/glossary.php#magnitude 8.8
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/glossary.php#date
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/glossary.php#location 38.322°N, 142.369°E
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/glossary.php#depth 24.4 km (15.2 miles) set by location program
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/glossary.php#region NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN