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Japan lifts tsunami warning along northeast coast after quake: govt

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 12:14

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A man evacuated from his home looks at a television screen showing a news report on tsunami warnings, at a shelter in Sendai, Japan, on Nov 22, 2016.

[TOKYO] The Japanese government on Tuesday lifted its tsunami warning for the northeast coast of the country after a powerful earthquake shook the region earlier in the day.

"The tsunami advisory has been lifted," the Japan Meteorological Agency said in a statement released at 12.50pm (0350 GMT) on its website.

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