5.2-magnitude quake hits SE of Hachijo-jima, Japan: USGS

HONG KONG, May 4 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.2 jolted 297km SE of Hachijo-jima, Japan at 0303 GMT on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.


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The epicenter, with a depth of 10.0 km, was initially determined to be at 31.0795 degrees north latitude and 141.8965 degrees east longitude.