HONOLULU (AP) — U.S. officials say a 7.4-magnitude earthquake off the coast of Japan is not expected to create a tsunami threat in Hawaii or the West Coast.

   Federal agencies say that area includes Hawaii, California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska and British Columbia, Canada.

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   No tsunami warning, watch or advisory is in effect for these areas.

   The Japan meteorological agency issued a tsunami warning for a wave of up to about 3 feet. The warning was issued for a coastal area of Japan already torn apart by last month’s tsunami.

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   Buildings as far away as Tokyo shook for about a minute.

   Hundreds of aftershocks have shaken the northeast region devastated by the March 11 earthquake, but few have been stronger than 7.0.

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