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Saturday, May 18, 2013

6.0 magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of northeast Japan

May 18, 2013 – JAPAN - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.9 jolted northeastern Japan on Saturday, but no tsunami warning was issued, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. The earthquake was later upgraded by the USGS to a 6.0 magnitude. Tokyo Electric Power Co’s (9501.T) two nuclear plants in Fukushima reported no new irregularities after the quake, Kyodo news agency said. Onagawa n

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