Japan has issued a major tsunami warning after a 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck the coastal Noto area with residents being order to evacuate to higher ground. Waves which could be as high as 5 metres will hit the coast after 6.30pm local time (9.30/10 am GMT).
The recent late October Lunar Eclipse had Pluto on the IC for this region hinting at problems ahead. The Taurus Full Moon fell across the 1st/7th houses and tr Jupiter has now closed the conjunction to the eclipsed Full Moon to exact as it goes direct today. So much for Jupiterian luck. It has an uncomfortably large presence at disasters, amplifying bad as well as good.
The Japan country chart, 11 February 1889 10.44am Tokyo, has a panicky tr Neptune conjunct its Mars exactly at the moment. And tr Uranus square the midpoint of the central Sun Saturn opposition for a high tension jolt. Plus Tr Pluto conjunct the Midheaven hinting at the need for a rethink of visioning of future direction. Often when countries are undergoing major changes there is a symbolic disaster which precedes/accompanies and mirrors the internal shift.