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Tsunami warning that was issued after new aftershock is lifted

SENDAI, Japan (AP) - Japanese scientists say a 7.0 magnitude aftershock has rattled the country's northeast today, one month to the day since a massive quake and tsunami devaJapanese scientists say a 7.0 magnitude aftershock has rattled the country's northeast today, one month to the day since a massive quake and tsunami devastated the coast and unleashed a nuclear crisis that's still unfolding.stated the coast and unleashed a nuclear crisis that's still unfolding.
A U.S. monitor puts today's aftershock at a magnitude 6.6, with the epicenter about 100 miles north of Tokyo.
Today's temblor was all-too familiar, sending people in the northeastern city of Sendai screaming and running into the streets. Mothers grabbed their children and windows shook. A warning for a three-foot tsunami was issued, but was later canceled.
Some 200,000 homes have lost electricity, adding to those in which power still has not been restored following a 7.1-magnitude aftershock last week.
As residents grow weary from what seems like the earth's never-ending shaking, authorities continue their search for thousands of people who are still missing from the March 11 9.0-magnitude quake and tsunami that's believed to have killed as many as 25,000 people and caused as much as $310 billion in damage.


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