Friday, October 10, 2014

6.3-Magnitude Quake Hits Off Japan’s East Coast

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A powerful 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck early Saturday off Japan's eastern coast of Honshu, the US Geological Survey (USGS) reported. The shock was registered at the depth of 13 kilometers, with the epicenter located 154 kilometers away from the southeastern city of Hachinohe, in southeastern Aomori Prefecture. There is no threat of a tsunami wave, as well as no reports of victims or damage.

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