June 22nd, 2011
07:56 PM ET

Magnitude-6.7 quake rattles northern Japan

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.7 struck off the Pacific Coast of northern Japan early Thursday, Japanese and U.S. seismologists reported.

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.

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  1. Mmmmm

    Oops another place to get milk shake, this time I want gtc of banana pudding!!

    June 22, 2011 at 8:08 pm | Report abuse |
  2. s kel

    mmmmmm not funny at all

    June 22, 2011 at 9:02 pm | Report abuse |
  3. zigzag

    And its gonna happen again and again and again. We just don't know when.

    June 22, 2011 at 9:04 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Jazzzzzzzz

    Hmmm , I know I've said it before but *WE* are watching j-pan slip into the ocean. But why that country first?

    June 22, 2011 at 9:40 pm | Report abuse |
  5. idiots

    Not slipping into the ocean you dope

    June 22, 2011 at 10:19 pm | Report abuse |
  6. joon

    This is another reason to speed up most war operations earlier time frame..

    June 22, 2011 at 11:10 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Jazzzzzzzz

    The earthquake will chase all the wilderbeast away.

    June 23, 2011 at 1:59 am | Report abuse |
  8. Joey Isotta-Fraschini

    Ah, the beauty of chaos!
    Ja-
    pan is able to attack the USA with suicide pilots and wage war...USA develops atom bomb, squashes Ja-
    pan into waste...USA unions render USA cars worthless compared to Ja-pan's...Suzuki-method musicians make serious European music so boring that nobody buys it anymore...Islamic suicide bombers squash WTC...earthquake squashes Ja-
    pan...USA has Islamic terrorists as legitimate reason to support its MIC...
    "All's right with the world."

    June 23, 2011 at 7:17 am | Report abuse |
  9. Jazzzzzzzz

    Ironic Joey. Isn't it?

    June 23, 2011 at 9:13 am | Report abuse |
  10. Joey Isotta-Fraschini

    Yep.

    June 23, 2011 at 10:51 am | Report abuse |