5.7-magnitude quake hits near east coast of Honshu, Japan

10:28, March 16, 2011      

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An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale jolted near the east coast of Honshu, Japan at 5:30 a.m. local time Wednesday (2030 GMT Tuesday), the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The epicenter, with a depth of 23.80 km, was initially determined to be at 35.2518 degrees north latitude and 141.1928 degrees east longitude.

Source: Xinhua

 
 
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