6.1-magnitude quake hits sea off Japan's east coast

10:02, June 03, 2011      

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An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter Scale hit the sea off the east coast of Honshu, Japan at 8:05 a.m. Beijing Time Friday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.

The epicenter was monitored at 37.3 degrees north latitude and 143.9 degrees east longitude with a depth of about 20 kilometers, the center said.

Source: Xinhua
 
 
     
 
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