A powerful 7.5 earthquake hit central Japan on Monday, the USGS said, prompting tsunami warnings and authorities to urge people in the area to move to higher ground.” All residents must evacuate immediately to higher ground,” national broadcaster NHK said after the quake hit the Noto region in Ishikawa prefecture around 4:10 pm (0710 GMT).
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Tsunami Live: No Abnormalities In Nuclear Plants After Quake, Says Japan
The Japanese government says no abnormalities have been reported in nuclear plants after the powerful earthquake.
Tsunami Live: Major Highways Closed Near Quake Epicentre In Japan
Major highways have been closed near the epicentre of Japan earthquake, news agency AFP reports citing traffic authority.