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Magnitude 6.9 quake hits Japan's Honshu

world Updated: Jul 23, 2008 21:23 IST

A powerful magnitude 6.9 earthquake hit the northern part of Japan's main Honshu island on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey reported.

It said the quake, at a depth of 66.5 miles (107 km), was centered 40 miles (64 km) east of Morioka, in northern Honshu.