At 2:45 pm today, Friday, March 11, 2011. An earthquake measuring 7 on the Japanese richter scale was felt in Miyagi prefecture Japan. The earthquake took place in the ocean, off the cost of Miyagi Japan. There were 6 meter high tsunami (tidal waves) also reported.
rthSeeveral after shocks are still being reported as of the time of this posting. The earthquake was strongly felt as far away as Tokyo.
UPDATE: The earthquake was actually in Aomori and was a registered 5 temblor.