East Japan Earthquake    March 11, 2011

An earthquake, registering 6.4 on the the Richter Scale, has hit Shizuoka, Japan.

March 15, 2011, 10:45 JST

On the 15th of March, 2011 at 10:45pm local time, an earthquake of 6.4 on the Richter Scale hit Shizuoka, which is 120km from Tokyo. Tokyo also felt the tremors.

This has been one of the most powerful aftershocks to hit the country since Friday's devastating earthquake and tsunami which killed at least 10,000 people, public broadcaster NHK said. (NHK)

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