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Location of 6.5 (or 6.8) Magnitude Earthquake in Relation to Fukushima-Daiichi Nuclear Power Station
6.5 Earthquake 11 July 2014 19.22 UTC 12 July Japan
USGS 1922 UTC quake nearby July 11 2014 UTC http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000rs50#summary

Tsunami Warning

Tsunami Warning Issued. Says Magnitude of 6.8

July 11 2014 Tsunami Warning p. 1
11 July Tsunami warning 2014 p. 2
Our interpretation is that this meant to opt on the side of caution.
Mt. Fuji series Artist Katsushika Hokusai Great_Wave_off_Kanagawa 1829-32
Reuters Reports that the Japanese Public Broadcaster Said that the Tsunami was only 20 cm high (7 inches).
Tsunami advisory lifted after east Japan earthquake: NHK
Posted:Fri, 11 Jul 2014 21:35:16 GMT
TOKYO (Reuters) – A tsunami advisory for northeast Japan has been lifted, public broadcaster NHK said, two hours after a magnitude 6.8 earthquake offshore Fukushima prefecture early on Saturday triggered minor tsunami in the region
“. http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/Reuters/worldNews/~3/V-Wg6aJQtpc/story01.htm
Mt. Fuji series Artist Katsushika Hokusai Great_Wave_off_Kanagawa 1829-32
If it the tsunami were bigger than a few inches high and it, or the earthquake, further damaged the Nuclear Power Plant, in any way, would the Japanese Government admit it? The earthquake does appear to have occurred around low tide – lucky as tides are supposed to be higher with the large full moon.

… in the 15th century, a giant wave is said to have swept away a hill-top hall housing the Daibutsu, a huge bronze Buddha, in Kamakura, a town south of Tokyo. /Japan is perched on top of several converging tectonic plates. Geological instabilities cause around 1,000 tremors each year.http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-pacific-12709793
Amida Buddha Kamakura Jodo=Shu
Kamakura, Daibutsu (Amida Buddha, ca 1252), Jodo-Shu School of Pureland Buddhism

Compare Size-Location to the March 11, 2011 Earthquake:
Distance Fukushima Daiichi to 2011 Earthquake
USGS Coordinates 311 2011 Quake

Some General Earthquake Info from Rhea et. al.-USGS, 2010:
Rhea, Susan, et. al.  2010, Seismicity of the earth 1900–2007, Japan and vicinity: USGSOpen-File Report 2010–1083-D,  http://ptwc.weather.gov/Rhea, Susan, et. al.  2010, Seismicity of the earth 1900–2007, USGS Japan and vicinity: 1500-1899Rhea, Susan, et. al.  2010, Seismicity of the earth 1900–2007, USGS Japan and vicinity: Seismic Hazard
Rhea et.al.-USGS, 2010 (Excerpts; Emphasis Added; Full poster at link below)

Japan Earthquakes Greater than 7.5, 1901-2011, USGS
Japan Great Quakes 1901-2011 http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eqarchives/poster/2011/20110311.php http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eqarchives/poster/2011/20110311.php

References-Related Reading
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000rs50#summary
Rhea, Susan, Tarr, A.C., Hayes, Gavin, Villaseñor, Antonio, and Benz, H.M., 2010, Seismicity of the earth 1900–2007, Japan and vicinity: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2010–1083-D, scale 1:6,000,000. http://ptwc.weather.gov/ptwc/text.php?id=pacific.TIBPAC.2014.07.11.1930

http://www.jma. go.jp/en/quake/20140712042939495-120422.html

USGS Poster re the 2011 Quakes (We only put excerpt above): http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eqarchives/poster/2011/20110311.php
(Yes, there were quakes — in the run up to the big one and aftershocks).