A 6.1-magnitude earthquake has struck Japan 175 miles from the Fukushima nuclear plant

Less than 24 hours after a 7.1-magnitude earthquake pummeled Mexico City, another tremor has struck off the east coast of Japan. The 6.1-magnitude quake struck roughly 175 miles east of the shuttered Fukushima nuclear plant — at roughly 2:30 a.m. local ... ( read original story ...)

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The Japan earthquake has registered 6.1 magnitude on the Richter scale. The US Geological Society (USGS) said it struck at a depth of 10km. It occurred 281 miles east of Kamaishi. The quake struck at around 2.27am local time (6.27pm BST). No tsunami ... ( read original story ...)

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