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reported, a smalltsunami struck the northeastern coast of Japan, following an earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter Scale that rocked a placein the Pacific Ocean near the island of Hokkaido, Wednesday (14/3) night. "The quake was centered 210 km off the coast of Hokkaido islandand 10 km below the surface of the water," reported BMKG Japan,Wednesday night(14/3). Earthquake, a wave height of 10 cm struck the northeast coast ofJapan. As a result, the government of the country's sunrise to issueevacuation warnings to people living in coastal areas. "The surge is also expected to reach 50 cm," said BMKG Japan. However, shortly after the warning was issued, the Pacific TsunamiWarning Center based in Hawaii said there was no excessivethreat of earthquake. "There is no destructive tsunami threat to the quake. And thetsunami that happened was a local tsunami that can
be destructive along coast located within 100 km of the epicenter of the earthquake," concludes the report BMKG.