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Magnitude 4.5 Earthquake Hits Northern Japan, No Tsunami Threat

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Magnitude 4.5 Earthquake Hits Northern Japan, No Tsunami Threat

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.5 hit Aomori prefecture in northern Japan.

Tokyo:  An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.5 hit Aomori prefecture in northern Japan, but there was no risk of a tsunami, the Japan Meteorological Agency said today.

On March 11, 2011, the northeast coast was struck by a magnitude 9 earthquake, the strongest quake in Japan on record, and a massive tsunami.

 
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