6.1 quake hits Japan's coast, no tsunami warning

  • AFP, Tokyo
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  • Updated: Apr 21, 2013 09:57 IST

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the south coast of Japan's main Honshu island on Sunday, the United States Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued.

The quake struck at 12:22 pm (0322 GMT), 644 kilometres (400 miles) south of Tokyo, at a depth of 424 kilometres, the USGS said.

 

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