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Earthquake hits Japan

6.8 Earthquake hits Japan according to the Japanese Meteorological Agency. Epicenter was, near Hokkaido, in the northeastern region of the Country.

Another 6.1 magnitude quake rocked just off the coast of Chiba, east of Tokyo, only 9 miles below the sea surface.

This comes just days after the one year anniversary of the 3-11 monster 9.0 magnitude Japan earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown that killed 19,000 people.

Unlike one year and 3 days ago however, there were no immediate reports of damage or tsunami warnings.

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Bluefin Tuna sold for $736,500 at Tokyo’s Tsukiji fish market.

A single bluefin tuna sold for a record $736,500 USD at Tokyo’s Tsukiji fish market on January 5, 2012. Wow, a $736,000 tuna.

Fish is the new gold a single 593 pound bluefin tuna sold for a record $736500 USD at the Tsukiji fish market auction in Tokyo Japan The price per pound equals another record $1238 Kiyoshi Kimura the winning bidder and President of Kiyomura Co Sushi-Zanmai restaurant chain said he wanted to give Japan a boost after the March 2011 devastating tsunami.

A single 593 poundlb bluefin tuna sold for a record $736500 USD at the Tsukiji fish market auction in Tokyo Japan The best slices can sell for 2000 yen or $24 per piece in Tokyo sushi bars Fish is the new gold.

Kiyoshi Kimura, the winning bidder and President of Kiyomura Co’s Sushi-Zanmai restaurant chain, said he wanted to give Japan a boost after the devastating tsunami of March 2011.

The Japanese eat 80 percent of the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean bluefins caught, the most sought-after by sushi lovers.

Bluefin tuna is prized for its tender red meat. The best slices can sell for 2,000 yen [$24] per piece in Tokyo sushi bars.

“The flesh is magnificent red and the quality of fat is excellent. It is very delicious. The taste is unbeatable.” – Kiyoshi Kimura

Caught off northeastern Japan, the 593 lb [269 kg] bluefin tuna sold for a price of $1,238 per pound.

A $736,000 tuna. I’m in the wrong line of work. Fish is the “New Gold.”

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World’s Largest Diamond in Tokyo

World’s largest diamond is offered for sale in Tokyo. Model Tomoko Misawa shows off the world’s most valuable diamond in Tokyo.

Model Tomoko Misawa shows off the world's most valuable diamond in Tokyo Japan

World's largest diamond a certified 100-carat D-color flawless gem is offered for sale in Tokyo at 2.94 billion yen

The diamond is certified as 100-carat, D-color flawless and will be on display from October 9 at a Tokyo department store with a price tag of 2.94 billion yen [USD $26.6 million]

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