Reporting Live from Tokyo: Tremors felt as 7.3 magnitude earthquake hits Japan

By November 22, 2016Current

TL;DR – Tsunami predicted to reach Fukushima soon.

I’m currently in Tokyo, Japan when I woke up this morning to my room shaking.

The magnitude of things didn’t strike me but I decided to turn on the telly just to be sure and well,

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I can’t understand Japanese but I think Tsunami highlighted in red is enough to trigger a series of Google searches and the latest being from Japanese national broadcaster NHK about a 3-metre tall tsunami that’s predicted to reach the coast of Fukushima “soon”.

Fukushima residents are also urged to evacuate immediately,

I took this photo of my TV just 2 min ago

I took this photo of my TV just 2 min ago

The epicentre of the earthquake, which was felt in Tokyo, was off the coast of Fukushima prefecture at a depth of about 10km.

PHOTO: USGS

I’ll provide more updates if I can, but for now, life in Tokyo (as seen from my bedroom window) still pretty much goes on.

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Stay safe, Japan!

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