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Magnitude 6.2 quake hits off Iwo Jimo, Japan

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.

world Updated: Jun 29, 2014 12:26 IST
Reuters
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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.

First Published: Jun 29, 2014 12:23 IST