Japan Earthquake May Be Aftershock from Massive 2011 Temblor

A man walks past the debris on June 12, 2011 in Iwate, Japan, after a 9.0-magnitude earthquake struck the region. Credit: Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images A magnitude-6.9 earthquake rumbled through Japan yesterday near where the enormous 2011 Tohoku quake ... ( read original story ...)

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