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article imageStrong 6.4-magnitude earthquake rocks Japan

By Andrew Moran     Jul 4, 2010 in World
Morioka - Near the coast of Honshu, a powerful 6.4-magnitude earthquake rocked Japan. There have been no immediate reports of serious damage or fatalities.
For the third time since the end of May, a strong earthquake has rocked the nation of Japan. According to the United States Geological Survey, a 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck the country near the coast of Honshu on Sunday.
The earthquake’s depth was measured at 14.7 miles (23.7km) and was located 75 miles (120km) east of Morioka and 315 miles (510km) northeast of Tokyo.
There have been no immediate reports of injuries, deaths or significant damage.
Japan’s Meteorological Agency has stated that there is no danger of a tsunami and the proper authorities have not issued a tsunami alert, reports the Associated Press.
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