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Minor earthquake in Japan, no casualties reported

Low Intensity Earthquake In Japan Left Buildings Shaking As Authorities Claimed No Major Casuality Or A Tsunami Threat.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ankit Pal | Updated on: 17 Jul 2016, 11:36:59 AM
Earthquake in Tokya, Japan


Low intensity earthquake in Japan left buildings shaking as authorities claimed no major casuality or a Tsunami threat.

The US Geological Survey (USGS) said epicentre was in Tokyo at a depth of 44 Kms.

In Japan, earthquakes are a common phenomenon, the strongest was on of magnitude 9.0 that struck the northeast coast on March 11, 2011, unleashing a massive tsunami and killing nearly 20,000 people, besides setting off the world's worst nuclear crisis since Chernobyl.

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First Published : 17 Jul 2016, 11:32:00 AM