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Scientists warn Japan to be vigilant for next big earthquake

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TEMPORARY HALT: Passengers checking train schedules after services were suspended at the Shinbashi station in Tokyo following the earthquake on Saturday.

Tokyo

SEISMOLOGISTS on Sunday warned Japan to stay vigilant for the next "Big One" after a powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of the quake-prone nation, injuring a dozen people.

Saturday's quake was the second sizeable tremor Tokyo has experienced in a week,