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Magnitude 4.5 earthquake hits northern Japan, no tsunami threat

REUTERS
Published Jan 11, 2016, 12:55 pm IST
Updated Mar 26, 2019, 10:23 am IST
There was no risk of a tsunami, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.
The quake hit Aomori prefectures in northern Japan. (Photo: Google Maps)
 The quake hit Aomori prefectures in northern Japan. (Photo: Google Maps)

Tokyo: An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.5 hit Aomori prefecture in northern Japan, but there was no risk of a tsunami, the Japan Meteorological Agency said on Monday.

On March 11, 2011, the northeast coast was struck by a magnitude 9 earthquake, the strongest quake in Japan on record, and a massive tsunami.

 

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