Japan was struck by another earthquake today and a tsunami warning has been issued. Celebrities are now starting to take to their Twitter once again to send messages of support to the people of Japan.
According to CNN, the Japan Meteorological Agency initially reported a magnitude-7.4 earthquake hit northeastern Japan, but has now been downgraded to 7.1.
The epicenter was off the coast of Miyagi Prefecture. A tsunami warning for Miyagi has been issued and an advisory has been issued for Iwate Prefecture.
Workers have also been evacuated from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, Tokyo Electric Power Co. said (via CNN).
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said “a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is not a tsunami threat to Hawaii.”
Giving the breaking news, celebrities are starting to Tweet out the news and send prayers.
“Everyone send good vibes to Japan!” Nicky Hilton Tweeted.
“NBCNews: Japan’s meteorological agency lifts tsunami warning for today’s quake, which is downgraded to a 7.1,” Ann Curry Tweeted. “Good news.”
And Justin Bieber also Tweeted, “hearing the news in Japan I hope everyone is ok and our prayers go out to you. An incredible place and an incredible people. #prayforjapan”
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