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Meteorological authorities in Japan didn't issue any tsunami alerts while US authorities cancelled a warning for Hawaii after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck off Russia's Kuril Islands.
The US Pacific Tsunami Warning Center also said the country's West Coast, Alaska and Canada's British Columbia didn't face any tsunami danger from the quake.
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Some of the US coastal areas may experience non-damaging sea level changes, the agency added.
The Japan Meteorological Association also said there might be slight tidal changes but said no warnings or even watch advisories had been issued.
The earthquake, 218km (135 miles) south-southeast of the town of Severo, struck at a depth of 56.7km (35 miles), the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.
The USGS had initially said the quake measured 7.8, but revised that figure down to 7.5.
There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.
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Tokyo Electric Power said it is checking the condition of the Fukushima Dai-Ichi power station that was wrecked by the massive March 2011 quake, which caused nuclear meltdowns and mass evacuations.
At least 26 people have been died in Turkey earthquake, health officials said. A hospital official said the death toll is expected to rise. Aslı Eroğlu, a Turkish woman in Izmir spoke to Gulf Today after the earthquake.
The Turkey health minister tweeted that the survivor, Ahmet Citim, told him, "I never lost hope.” The operation that saved Citim was the latest in a series of remarkable rescues after the Friday afternoon earthquake.
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The Burj Khalifa’s Twitter account said, “Burj Khalifa lights up in celebration of India’s Republic Day. Wishing its people prosperity and peace.”
The UAE has been experiencing light to heavy rain since Monday afternoon.