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Strong earthquake of 6.2 magnitude hits Japan, no Tsunami warning issued

Tokyo: A strong earthquake measuring 6.2 magnitude on the Richter Scale jolted Ibaraki Prefecture in Japan on Tuesday. This was confirmed by Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).

The earthquake occurred at around 7:46 a.m. local time. The epicenter of the earthquake was at 32.2 degrees north latitude and 138.2 degrees east longitude, and at a depth of 450 km.

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The quake logged 3 in some parts of Ibaraki Prefecture on the Japanese seismic intensity scale which peaks at 7. So far no tsunami warning has been issued.


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