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Jordan- 6.8 magnitude earthquake rattles Japan, no tsunami warning issued

(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Amman, May 1 (Petra)-- A 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck off Japan's northeastern coast on Saturday, authorities said, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of damage.
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) said the mid-morning quake hit at a depth of 47 kilometers in the Pacific, off Ishinomaki in Miyagi prefecture -- near the epicenter of a huge 2011 quake which triggered a towering tsunami, killing more than 18,000 people.

01/05/2021 09:30:22


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