Strong Quake Hits Northeast Japan

Tokyo, Apr 14: A strong earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale struck off northeast Japan early today,the US Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued.The undersea quake struck at 5:57 local time
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PTI April 14, 2011 11:27 IST

Tokyo, Apr 14: A strong earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale struck off northeast Japan early today,the US Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued.The undersea quake struck at 5:57 local time at a depth of just 11.2 kilometres, 190 kilometres east of Morioka on Honshu island, it said.

On March 11, a massive magnitude 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami devastated northeast region of the country, leaving more than 13,000 people dead and over 15,000 missing.Since then, a number of strong aftershocks have hit the country. PTI

 
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