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6.2 magnitude earthquake strikes off Japan’s Bonin islands

An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck Japan’s Bonin islands on Friday, about 1,000km (621 miles) south of Tokyo.

world Updated: Nov 20, 2015 13:04 IST

An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck Japan’s Bonin islands on Friday, about 1,000km (621 miles) south of Tokyo, the US Geological Survey said.

The quake, at a depth of 10 km (6 miles), hit at 0540GMT.

There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.