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5.1-magnitude quake strikes off Japan's Aomori Prefecture, no tsunami warning issued

Xinhua | Updated: 2021-07-26 12:08

TOKYO - An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 on Monday struck off Shimokita district in Japan's Aomori Prefecture, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).

The temblor occurred at around 11:16 am local time, with its epicenter at a latitude of 41.4 degrees north and a longitude of 142.1 degrees east, and at a depth of 70 km.

The quake logged 4 on the Japanese seismic intensity scale which peaks at 7.

So far no tsunami warning has been issued.

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