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Magnitude 6.8 earthquake jolts northeastern Japan

11:08 01 May 2021 Author :  

A powerful 6.8 magnitude earthquake jolted northeastern Japan on Saturday, the country’s meteorological agency said.

The quake occurred off the coast of Miyagi prefecture at 10.27 a.m. local time (0127GMT) at a depth of 51 kilometers (32 miles), according to the agency.

Authorities did not issue a tsunami notice following the tremor.

Earlier, the agency put the magnitude of the earthquake at 6.6 and depth at 60 kilometers (37 miles)./aa

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