Japan Aftershock: 7.1 Earthquake, Another Tsunami Warning Come On 1 Month Anniversary

Japan Aftershock: 7.1 Earthquake, Another Tsunami Warning Come On 1 Month Anniversary

SENDAI, Japan — A strong new earthquake rattled Japan’s northeast Monday just hours after people bowed their heads and wept in ceremonies to mark a month since the tsunami that killed up to 25,000 people and set off a still-unfolding nuclear crisis.

The quake, the second major aftershock in less than a week, was another jarring reminder of the magnitude-9.0 earthquake that spawned the massive wave March 11. People in a large electronics store in Sendai screamed and ran outside and mothers grabbed their children, but there were no immediate reports of more damage or injuries.

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