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Japan:Magnitude 5.1 earthquake hits Hokkaido

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Laaska News  Sept. 8,2011

A magnitude 5.1 earthquake has hit Hokkaido in northern Japan.

The Meteorological Agency says the quake occurred off the coast of Urakawa Town, southern Hokkaido, at around 10:29 PM on Wednesday, Japan Time.

The agency says there is no chance of tsunami.

The quake registered a maximum intensity of 5-plus on the Japanese scale of zero to 7.

NHK.
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