WORLD 6.0-magnitude quake strikes off Japan's Hachijojima Island

WORLD

6.0-magnitude quake strikes off Japan's Hachijojima Island

Xinhua

05:44, July 30, 2019

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TOKYO, July 30 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 on Tuesday struck off the east coast of Hachijojima Island of Tokyo Prefecture in Japan, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).

The temblor occurred at 05:37 a.m. local time, with its epicenter at a latitude of 32.9 degrees north and a longitude of 140.9 degrees east, and at a depth of 60 km.

The quake logged 3 in some parts of Tokyo Prefecture on the Japanese seismic intensity scale which peaks at 7.

So far no tsunami warning has been issued. 


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