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6.4-magnitude quake jolts Japan's Hokkaido

Tokyo, Feb 2 (IANS) A 6.4-magnitude earthquake jolted Japan's Hokkaido late Saturday, reported Xinhua citing the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).

Feb 2 2013, 9:24am CST | by

6.4-magnitude quake jolts Japan's Hokkaido
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Tokyo, Feb 2 — A 6.4-magnitude earthquake jolted Japan's Hokkaido late Saturday, reported Xinhua citing the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).

The quake occurred at around 11.17 p.m local time and no tsunami warnings were issued by the agency. As of now, there were no reports of any damage and casualty.

The epicenter was initially determined at 42.7 degrees north latitude and 143.3 degrees east longitude with a depth of about 120 km.

The quake was marked 5 upper at JMA Seismic Intensity in several places in Hokkaido, while Tokyo also felt tremors.

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