Strong magnitude 6.0 quake hits off northern Japan (8)

ZeeNews 2014.08.10 09:50
Tokyo: A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off northern Japan on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said, but Japanese authorities did not issue a tsunami warning and there were no immediate reports of damage. The quake struck at 12:43 pm (0343 GMT) in the Pacific Ocean off Japan's northern Aomori prefecture at a depth of 37 kilometres, the US agency said. Aomori prefecture is some 600 kilometres northeast of Tokyo.
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