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5.2-magnitude earthquake shakes Japan

By Team Pardaphash 
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Japan: As per the information given by the weather agency, an earthquake measuring 5.2 magnitude on the Richter scale shoved Japan’s Kagoshima prefecture today.

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According to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), the temblor occurred at 11.56 a.m. (local time), at a latitude of 31.4 degrees north and a longitude of 130.6 degrees east.

The reports further suggested that the quake occurred at a depth of 10 km.

The JMA has not issued a tsunami alert as a result of the quake and no abnormalities were observed at the Sendai nuclear power plant in Kagoshima, its operator said.

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