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Magnitude 6.9 quake rocks northeastern Japan

Baku, March 21, AZERTAC

A strong magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck off the coast of northeastern Japan at a depth of 59 km on Saturday evening at 6:09 p.m., just over a month after a quake of similar scale hit the region, according to Japan Times.

In Miyagi Prefecture, where at least one person was injured, the quake measured up to a strong 5 on the Japanese seismic intensity scale to 7.

A strong magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck off the coast of northeastern Japan at a depth of 59 km on Saturday evening at 6:09 p.m., just over a month after a quake of similar scale hit the region.

In Miyagi Prefecture, where at least one person was injured, the quake measured up to a strong 5 on the Japanese seismic intensity scale to 7.

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