Earthquake of 6.0-magnitude hits eastern Japan

Published on Oct 06 2017 - - World - -

Tokyo [Japan], Oct 6 : An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 on Richter scale jolted east coast of Japan on Friday.

No causality or loss of property has been reported yet.

The quake struck 255 east of Ishinomaki, Honshu, at a depth of 10km, the US Geological Survey said.

The epicentre of the quake was about 300km from Fukushima, where a nuclear disaster had caused widespread destruction in 2011.

No Tsunami warning has been issued so far.

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