Japan Earthquake April 7, 2011: Miyagi Tsunami Warning, 7.1 Quake
A tsunami warning has been issued following an earthquake that hit Japan on April 7, 2011.
Japan was hit with a strong aftershock less than a month after the massive earthquake that devastated Japan. The new Japan earthquake registered 7.1 on the Richter scale.
The Japan meteorological agency issued a tsunami warning for waves up to six feet. The warning is focused on the Miyagi prefecture.
UPDATE: The Japan tsunami warning has since been lifted.
The epicenter of the April 7, 2011 Japan earthquake hit at a depth of 25 miles off the coast of Miyagi prefecture.
The Miyagi quake was felt as far as Tokyo where buildings shook.
There are no reports of serious injuries or damage in the wake of the April 7, 2011.
Hours before the Japan earthquake on April 7, 2011, another earthquake was reported in the Veracruz region of Mexico.