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  • a powerful earthquake has struck northeastern Japan, injuring more than 130 people and leaving some 860,000 homes without power.

  • Experts believe the quake was an aftershock from the massive tremor that hit the region 10 years ago.

  • Yeah, woken up with a jolt, a strong overnight quake as it hit northeastern Japan off the coast of Fukushima.

  • The initial quake was followed by a series of aftershocks.

  • Okay, we're going.

  • It was like an explosion.

  • It shook so much that all of our table ware foul way haven't had a large earthquake in a while and this one was really big.

  • It made me remember the past.

  • Back in 2011, a similar earthquake in the same region triggered a tsunami that caused a severe nuclear accident.

  • The Fukushima nuclear power plant had a meltdown that leaked radiation into the atmosphere on the Pacific Ocean.

  • The clean up from that disaster will likely take another 30 to 40 years.

  • The Japanese prime minister has dismissed worries that Fukushima's nuclear plant could suffer a new leak from this latest quake.

  • As residents began cleaning up the aftermath officials air calling on people to remain on the alert for further aftershocks in the coming weeks.

a powerful earthquake has struck northeastern Japan, injuring more than 130 people and leaving some 860,000 homes without power.

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