Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Earthquake of 5.3 degrees shakes northeastern Japan

The northeast coast of Japan was rocked Tuesday by an earthquake of 5.3 on the Richter scale, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency, with no reports of casualties or damage so far. The quake struck at 10:43 local time on Tuesday  in the Fukushima region, and its epicenter was 20 kilometers deep, according to the institution.

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