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Tsunami observed in Japanese coast after the earthquake near Philippines (UPDATE2)

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The Japan Meteorological Agency in Minato Ward, Tokyo

A major earthquake that struck near the Philippines late at night on Saturday triggered a tsunami that reached various parts of Japan including Chiba and Shizuoka prefectures after 3:00 a.m. on Sunday.

According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, a 40-centimeter tsunami was observed at 4:27 a.m. on Hachijojima Island in the Izu Islands.

The agency lifted all tsunami advisories it had issued by Sunday morning.