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Strong Quake Hits Off Coast of North Japan, No Tsunami Risk

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A 6.8 magnitude earthquake that also measured a strong 5 on the shindo (intensity) scale struck off Japan’s northeastern coast on Saturday but no tsunami warning was issued, Japanese and U.S. authorities said, with no immediate reports of damage.
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Times of IndiaTimes of India

6.8-magnitude quake rattles northeast Japan, no tsunami risk

A 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck off Japan's northeastern coast on Saturday but no tsunami warning was issued, Japanese and US authorities said, with no immediate reports of damage. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) said the mid-morning quake hit at a depth of 47 kilometres (29 miles) in the Pacific, off Ishinomaki, Miyagi prefecture -- near the epicentre of a huge 2011 quake which triggered a towering tsunami, killing more than 18,000…

1 year ago·Mumbai, India
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News18 IndiaNews18 India

6.8-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Northeast Japan, No Tsunami Risk

The USGS said the quake hit at a depth of 47 kilometres in the Pacific, off Ishinomaki, Miyagi prefecture -- near the epicentre of a huge 2011 quake which triggered a towering tsunami, killing more than 18,000 people.

1 year ago·India
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ReutersReuters

Magnitude-6.6 earthquake strikes off coast of Japan, no tsunami warning issued

Northern Japan was jolted by an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6, the country's weather agency said on Saturday, warning about the possibility of landslides in the hilly northeast. No tsunami alert was issued.

1 year ago·United Kingdom
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CBC NewsCBC News

Strong earthquake off northern Japan injures 3

A strong earthquake struck off northern Japan early Saturday, causing no risk of a tsunami but leaving three people injured and shaking buildings in Tokyo, authorities said.

1 year ago·Canada
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CTV NewsCTV News

Powerful quake hits off northern Japan, no tsunami risk

A strong earthquake struck off northern Japan early Saturday, shaking buildings in Tokyo but there was no risk of a tsunami. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

1 year ago·Toronto, Canada
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The HinduThe Hindu

Powerful quake hits off northern Japan, no threat of tsunami

Two people were injured in Miyagi and another in the neighbouring prefecture of Fukushima, but none of the injuries were life-threatening.

1 year ago·India
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