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Earhtquake of 6.3 magnitude rocks Japan; no tsunami warning issued


Tokyo, Aug 04: An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.3 hit off near the east coast of Honshu, Japan on Sunday. There was no tsunami warning issued.

Earhtquake of 6.3 magnitude rocks Japan; no tsunami warning issued

United States Geological Survey (USGS) said,''Earthquake of magnitude 6.3 occurred near the east coast of Honshu, Japan, today at 10:23 UTC (Coordinated Universal Time).''

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Another earthquake of magnitude of 6.5 and a lower 5 on the Japanese intensity scale hit off Fukushima Prefecture.

Fukushima Prefecture is home to the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant. It was not immediately clear if the plant was affected.

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