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Magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits off Japan's northeast coast: USGS

TOKYO: A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off Japan's northeast coast early Sunday morning, the US Geological Survey said.

The agency said the quake struck at 02:32am (1732 GMT Saturday) in the Pacific Ocean at a depth of 60 km (37 miles) northeast of Japan's Hokkaido island, close to the disputed Russian administered Kuril Islands.

 

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