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Breaking: Earthquake Hits Japan Near Fukushima


Workers at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, which may be in danger again amid reports that an earthquake has struck the Fukushima region of Japan.

Fox News is reporting that an earthquake of magnitude 7.3 has struck Japan near the Fukushima prefecture. 

A magnitude-9.0 earthquake hit the region in 2011, leading to a tsunami that triggered a meltdown at three of the plant's nuclear reactors. 


According to Tokyo Electric Power Co., the plant's operator, the plant has not sustained damage from the earthquake. 

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