Japanese Earthquake

(credit: CBS)

Magnitude-6.5 Quake Hits Off Japan Prompting Tsunami Alert

A magnitude-6.5 earthquake shook eastern Japan off the quake-ravaged coast on Monday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey reported, prompting Japan to issue a tsunami alert.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/27/2011

An aerial shot shows vehicles ready for shipping being carried by a tsunami tidal wave at Hitachinaka city in Ibaraki prefecture on March 11, 2011. (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Riverside Offers Condolences To Sister City Of Sendai

Condolences from the city of Riverside were offered to the people of Japan, especially its Sister City, Sendai, which was hard hit by a magnitude-8.9 earthquake centered on the island nation’s northeast coast.

03/11/2011

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