Tokyo Notes

Japan Hit by Earthquake

A powerful earthquake measuring at least 7.9 hits northeast Japan and shakes up Tokyo.

Northeast Japan has been hit by a massive earthquake that was felt here in Tokyo. We can still feel the powerful aftershocks at the moment. According to Reuters, the tremblor measured 7.9, although there are reports from some news agnecies that it could have been as high as 8.8. A tsunami warning has been issued and there is, as is understandable in these situations, much conflicting information being passed around about the after effects.

We'll keep readers updated with any thoughts or information over the next couple of days.