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7.0 earthquake prompts tsunami warning for Okinawa and south Japan

TOKYO (HawaiiNewsNow) - Japan's meteorological agency says a magnitude 6.9 earthquake hit off Japan's southern coast, and has issued a tsunami warning in the region. 

The Meteorological Agency said the quake occurred off the coast of the island of Okinawa at a depth of 6.2 miles at 10:31 AM Friday Hawaii time.  The agency predicted a tsunami up to 3 feet (1 meter) near the Okinawan coast. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

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