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Magnitude 7.0 earthquake hits off southern coast of Japan, 11-14-15

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Posted: November 14, 2015, 11:04 pm - IP Logged

Magnitude 7.0 quake hits off southern coast of Japan

World  |  Fri Nov 13, 2015 4:10pm EST

A magnitude 7.0 earthquake hit off the southern coast of Japan,

the U.S. Geological Survey reported on Friday.

The quake struck 119 miles (191 km) west-southwest of Kagoshima

at a depth of 6.2 miles (10 km) at 2051 GMT, 5:51 a.m. Japan time on Saturday, it said.

The Pacific Tsunami Center said there was no threat of tsunami

from the quake, which was initially reported by USGS at 7.1.


The US Geological Survey said it was some 159km south-west of the

town of Makurazaki