Japan – 7.4 earthquake spurred tsunami warning, but has since been lifted.

Japan lifts new tsunami warning after 7.4 quake

Originally published: April 7, 2011 6:39 AM
Updated: April 7, 2011 12:07 PM
By The Associated Press  CARA RUBINSKY (Associated Press)

QUICK READJapan lifts new tsunami warning after 7.4 aftershock hits off ravaged northeast coast



Photo credit: AP | A customer eats shellfish at a sushi restaurant in Tokyo Tuesday, April 5, 2011. The government set its first radiation safety standards for fish Tuesday after Japan's tsunami-ravaged nuclear plant reported radioactive contamination in nearby seawater measuring at several million times the legal limit. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)


(AP) — Japan’s meteorological agency says it has lifted a tsunami warning for the northeastern coast 90 minutes after a 7.4-magnitude earthquake struck offshore.

The quake hit about 11:30 p.m. Thursday Japan time. It has rattled nerves nearly a month after the devastating earthquake and tsunami that flattened the northeastern coast.

Announcers on Japan’s public broadcaster NHK had told…


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