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M 6.0 earthquake hits near Japanese island chain

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The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says no tsunami warnings are in effect.

I should think not, since it was over 5 hours ago and tsunamis travel at about 500 miles an hour

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earthquakes seem to be occuring around the world with increasing frequency. Wouldn't be surprised if we got a big one again. Stay safe everyone!

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The big one will come when you least expect it - like a thief in the night.

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The big one will come when you least expect it - like a thief in the night.

very true.

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Aly Rustom: A level 7 quake just a few kilometers under Tokyo Bay would feel like End of Days stuff for Tokyoites. Most people are still hopelessly unprepared.

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You know what scares me the most dharmadan? Its not an earthquake, but the tsunami that could follow. If we had a tsunami in the middle of the day when people are in the metro, imagine how many people would drown..

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Fires will also cause loss of life, its so dense here. Be prepared but don't dwell on it.

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