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Urgent: 5.1-magnitude quake hits off the east coast of Honshu, Japan -- USGS

(Xinhua)

09:09, September 06, 2011

HONG KONG, Sept.6 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale jolted off the east coast of Honshu, Japan at 19: 49:15 GMT on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The epicenter, with a depth of 21.30 km, was initially determined to be at 36.6025 degrees north latitude and 142.5117 degrees east longitude. Enditem

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