6.1 Quake Hits Japan No Tsunami

Beijing, May 5 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale was recorded off the east coast of Honshu at 14.58.21 GMT Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The epicentre, with a depth of 24.20 km, was initially determined to be at 38.1730 degrees north latitude and 144.0398 degrees east longitude, Xinhua reported.

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