6.0-magnitude quake hits near east coast of Honshu, Japan -- USGS

16:22, May 20, 2011      

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An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale jolted near the east coast of Honshu, Japan at 00:46:16 GMT on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The epicenter, with a depth of 26.20 km, was initially determined to be at 35.7357 degrees north latitude and 140.9814 degrees east longitude.

Source: Xinhua
 
 
     
 
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