Tsunami threat from Japan quake has 'largely passed'--US agency 

Tsunami threat from Japan quake has ‘largely passed’–US agency 

/ 07:57 PM January 01, 2024

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People stand next to large cracks in the pavement after evacuating into a street in the city of Wajima, Ishikawa prefecture on January 1, 2024, after a major 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck the Noto region in Ishikawa prefecture in the afternoon. Tsunami waves over a metre high hit central Japan on January 1 after a series of powerful earthquakes that damaged homes, closed highways and prompted authorities to urge people to run to higher ground. AFP

The tsunami threat from a powerful earthquake that struck central Japan on Monday has “largely passed”, a US agency said, after waves over a meter high had earlier hit some areas.

“The tsunami threat has now largely passed,” the Hawaii-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

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