Magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes off the coast of southern Japan

A group of disputed islands, Uotsuri island , Minamikojima and Kitakojima, known as Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China is seen in the East China Sea Thomson Reuters SINGAPORE (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck off southern Japan on ... ( read original story ...)

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck off southern Japan on Thursday, the United States Geological Survey said. The quake struck 682 km (424 miles) off Japan’s island of Kyushu at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles), the agency said, but ... ( read original story ...)

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A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Shizunai in Japan. Exact location of event, depth 62.62 km, 142.5257° East, 42.0031° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/10/17 / 2017-10-17 23 ... ( read original story ...)

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