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5.6-magnitude quake strikes off Japan's Fukushima prefecture: JMA

Baku, August 4, AZERTAC

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 struck off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture in northeast Japan on Thursday, the weather agency here said, according to Xinhua.

According to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), the temblor, which occurred at 9:48 a.m. local time, struck at a depth of 60 km.

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