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Last year Japan was hit by a massive earthquake and Tsunami that crippled the country for a few months and had a huge effect on the earth's axis. Well guess what? Another earthquake and Tsunami shook Japan this morning and it was in the same area as last year March, around Fukushima where the nuclear plants are.

The earthquake in March 2011 killled as much as 20,000 people and triggered the world's worst nuclear crisis in 25 years when the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear plant was destroyed, leaking radiation into the sea and air. However, the earthquake that occurred today hasn't reportedly killed anyone and the Tsunamis were only a few meters high. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said there was no risk of a widespread tsunami. Officials said the earthquake had a preliminary magnitude of 7.3 and struck in the Pacific off the coast of Miyagi prefecture. The epicenter was 6.2 miles beneath the seabed. Five people in the Prefecture were injured.



"I was in the centre of the city the very moment the earthquake struck. I immediately jumped into the car and started running away towards the mountains. I'm still hiding inside the car," said Ishinomaki resident Chikako Iwai.

"...I have the radio on and they say the cars are still stuck in the traffic. I'm planning to stay here for the next couple of hours."