6.3 magnitude earthquake shakes Japan

The U.S. Geological Survey reported a 6.3 magnitude earthquake shook Japan early Friday morning. The Japan Meteorological Agency reported it posed no risk of producing a tsunami.
By JC Finley Follow @JC_Finley Contact the Author   |   March 14, 2014 at 12:30 PM

An earthquake shook Japan early Friday morning.

The U.S. Geological Survey registered it as a 6.3 magnitude earthquake.

The earthquake occurred at 2:07 a.m. with an epicenter at a depth of 80 kilometers in the Inland Sea and 100 miles southwest of Hirsohima, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency. The agency noted there was no risk of the quake producing a tsunami.


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