Strong earthquake rocks central Japan

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  1. Dark Knight

    Dark Knight New Member

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    TOKYO – A strong earthquake hit off the eastern coast of central Japan on Sunday, rattling buildings across a broad swath of the country, including the crowded Tokyo capital.


    There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties, and the government said there was no danger from tsunamis.


    The quake had an initial estimated magnitude of 6.6, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency. It hit at 0808 GMT on Sunday, or 5:08 p.m. local time.


    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100314/ap_on_re_as/as_japan_earthquake
     
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  3. LaLaw2000

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    Judging from the comments left at the bottom, it doesn't sound too bad. Still, I hope everyone is okay!
     
  4. legalmania

    legalmania Verified Paralegal

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    IMO I think it has to do with their building codes. They have some of the strongest building codes in the world. I heard they even have a place for water to go under the city. In case of a typhon. I could have heard wrong.
     

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