Second Earthquake Strikes Japan After Tsunami Kills Hundreds

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Japan — A second earthquake struck an already overwhelmed Japan late Friday as the country reeled from an earlier temblor and tsunami that killed hundreds and caused a nuclear crisis.

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The epicenter of the second quake was in central Japan and measured 6.6 on the Richter scale; the earlier one originated off the northeast coast.

The first quake, an 8.9 magnitude, unleashed a 30-foot wall of water that struck cities and farmland – sweeping up homes, cars and boats and sparking ferocious, uncontrollable fires.

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