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6.2 earthquake strikes 65km off Japan coast, no Tsusami warning: USGS

The 6.2 magnitude quake struck off east-northeast Japan coast.

world Updated: Nov 12, 2016 12:37 IST
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The 6.2 magnitude quake struck off east-northeast Japan coast.(USGS website )

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Japan, 65km east-northeast of the city of Sendai, at 6:43 am on Saturday (2143 GMT Friday), the US Geological Survey said.

The Japan Meteorological Agency said no tsunami warning had been posted. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said “a destructive pacific-wide tsunami is not expected”.

First Published: Nov 12, 2016 12:36 IST