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Frustratedlady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 10:05 AM
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Another Strong Earthquake (6.8) in Japan - Some Casualties - Breaking
Breaking News from ABCNEWS.com:

A SECOND STRONG EARTHQUAKE HAS HIT OFF JAPAN'S WEST COAST


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http://abcnews.go.com?CMP=EMC-1396
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BlackHawk706867 Donating Member (670 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 10:15 AM
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1. This one was deeper so might not be as bad as the first one...
315 km vs 55 km's for the first one.

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Frustratedlady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 10:17 AM
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A strong earthquake struck northwestern Japan on Monday, destroying hundreds of homes, buckling roads and bridges and causing a fire at a nuclear power plant. At least six people were killed and hundreds were injured.

The quake hit the region shortly after 10 a.m. local time and was centered off the coast of Niigata state. Buildings swayed 160 miles away in Tokyo. The hardest-hit area appeared to be Kashiwazaki, a city of about 90,000 in Niigata

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http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=338049...
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underpants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 10:28 AM
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National highway is cut off following a powerful quake in Nagaoka, northwestern Japan, Monday, July 16, 2007. A 6.7-magnitude earthquake rocked Japan's northwest coast on Monday, and media reports said at least five people were killed and more than 500 injured. The area was plagued by a series of aftershocks, the strongest of which was magnitude 5.8. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)
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