6.9-Magnitude Earthquake Disrupts Japanese Aviation

A magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck northeastern Japan on Saturday at 18:09, disrupting aviation and causing a tsunami advisory for the Miyagi Prefecture. The quake struck at a depth of 59 kilometers and was felt 300 kilometers away in Tokyo, where it registered 3.0 on the Richter scale. As a precaution, 6,911 residents of the town of Watari were evacuated. The tsunami warning for the area was lifted at 19:30, with people advised to stay away from the waterfront.

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really gotta be 69?

Might has well rounded it up to 7. Hope it didn’t cause too much disruption.

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Funny number