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6.5-magnitude quake hits off east coast of Honshu

An earthquake, measuring 6.5 on the Richter Scale, hit off the east coast of Honshu of Japan at 7.08am Beijing Time on Tuesday, Xinhua quoted the China Earthquake Networks Centre as saying.

world Updated: Apr 13, 2011 10:11 IST

An earthquake, measuring 6.5 on the Richter Scale, hit off the east coast of Honshu of Japan at 7.08am Beijing Time on Tuesday, Xinhua quoted the China Earthquake Networks Centre as saying.

The epicentre was monitored at 35.4 degrees north latitude and 140.7 degrees east longitude with a depth of about 20 km, the centre stated.