Updated: 07/12/2014 05:30 | By Agence France-Presse

Japan lifts tsunami advisory following strong quake: authorities

Japan lifted a tsunami advisory early Saturday after a minor wave was monitored along large areas of the country's northeastern Pacific coast following a strong 6.8-magnitude earthquake, authorities said.


Japan lifts tsunami advisory following strong quake: authorities

Japan issued a tsunami advisory early Saturday after a strong 6.8-magnitude quake struck in the Pacific off Fukushima prefecture, authorities said - by Frederick Florin

"We have lifted the tsunami advisory, but do not approach coastlines for now as there may be a change in sea levels," a Japan Meteorological Agency official said.

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