NBC News: Two Quakes Strike Fukushima — Kyodo: Quakes jolt Fukushima Prefecture

Saturday, February 8, 2014
By Paul Martin

ENENews.com
February 8th, 2014

NBC News, Feb. 8, 2014: Two Quakes Strike Near Fukushima as US Sailors Sue Over Cleanup — Two magnitude-5 earthquakes hit Friday off the coast of Japan’s Fukushima prefecture [...] The quakes — which the U.S. Geological Survey measured at magnitudes 5 and 5.1 — caused no notable damage [...]

Kyodo News, Feb. 8, 2014: M5.0, M4.8 quakes jolt Fukushima Pref. — A couple of earthquakes with a preliminary magnitude of 5.0 and 4.8 shook Fukushima Prefecture Saturday morning [...] [one] registered intensity 4 on the Japanese seismic scale of 7 in Soma and Shinchi in the prefecture. [...] Later in the morning, another quake with the same intensity jolted Kawauchi in the prefecture at 11:34 a.m., the agency said. [The quakes] also shook surrounding areas of Fukushima, such as Miyagi, Tochigi and Ibaraki prefectures.

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