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» Magnitude 5.9 hit coastal zone of Fukushima in midnight

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck Fukushima at early morning of Sept 20th. No abnormalities were observed at the Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant, according to TEPCO.

The focus of the 2:25 a.m. quake was around 17 kilometers underground in Fukushima Prefecture’s southern coastal region, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. No tsunami warning was issued.

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Earthquake hits Japan’s Fukushima prefecture(Aljazeera)

Earthquake of 5.8 magnitude hits Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture (Reuters)

M5.3 earthquake rocks Fukushima (Japan Times)

M5.9 quake strikes Fukushima, no reports of plant damage (Mainichi Newspaper)

 

 


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