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Via: CNN.com

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.7 struck off the Pacific Coast of northern Japan today. The Japan Meteorological Agency warned that a tsunami could be generated by the temblor, but canceled the warning less than an hour after the quake…

About 8,000 households near the coast were ordered to evacuate. The quake struck around 7 a.m. and was centered 330 miles  north-northeast of Tokyo. The epicenter was 109 miles north of where the magnitude-9 quake  struck in March.