No threat to Australia following Japanese earthquake

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The Australian Bureau of Meterology says there is no tsunami threat for Australia after a powerful earthquake struck near Fukushima, Japan, at approximately 6am local time on Tuesday.

The Japan Meteorological Agency to issue a tsunami warning for residents on the island nation’s east coast.

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