At least 26 injured as 6.7-magnitude earthquake rocks Japan


At least 26 people have been injured, including one critically, after a 6.7-magnitude earthquake struck Japan’s northwestern region.

The quake hit Niigata Prefecture late Tuesday, causing landslides and power outages in some areas.

A tsunami warning was issued but lifted hours later.

The Japan Meteorological Agency warned of more quakes striking Yamagata and Niigata prefectures facing the Sea of Japan over the following week.

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