Magnitude 6.2 quake hits off Iwo Jimo, Japan

  • Reuters, Singapore
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  • Updated: Jun 29, 2014 12:26 IST

A magnitude 6.2 earthquake hit 84 miles (167 km) east-southeast of Iwo Jim in the Volcano Islands of Japan on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said.

Japanese radio NHK said there was no threat of a tsunami.

USGS earlier reported the quake was of 6.4 magnitude.

 

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