More on the quake in Japan

Author: Pete Jackson | Category: news

Author: Pete Jackson

  • Quake magnitude was 7.3  as reported by USGS ( not 7.4 as first reported)
  • No risk of a widespread Tsunami, or with CB’s financial settlement systems( Reuters)
  • No cooling system problems at Fukushima, Daiichi  reactors (Reuters)
  • Quake struck at 5.18PM local time, Intensity 4 on local scale of 7 (Bloomberg). Centered offshore 2450km SE of Kamaishi (USGS)
  • Tsunami expected to hit Miyagi Prefecture at 0840 GMT (Reuters/NHK)
  • No Tsunami threat to Hawaii (PTWC/Bloomberg)