Earthquake & tsunami in japan updates

7.5-magnitude earthquake hits western Japan Tsunami warning

On Monday afternoon, a big earthquake with a magnitude of 7.5 hit western Japan.

This caused concern about a possible tsunami, so officials quickly told people living near the coast to leave and go to safer places.

The warning was serious, urging residents to evacuate as soon as they could.

After the big earthquake in western Japan, the Japan Meteorological Agency quickly said there might be a tsunami, especially along the coast. .

They warned people. About 10 minutes later, the first waves from the tsunami hit the shore

Meteorological Agency said there could be a really big tsunami in Noto city, Ishikawa prefecture. 

They expected waves to be about 5 meters high. People were still being told to be careful and stay away from the coast.