6.2-magnitude quake hits Japan's Fukushima Prefecture

10:08, 25 July 2011
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 An earthquake measuring...

 An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale jolted Japan`s northeastern Fukushima Prefecture and its vicinity on early Monday Morning, said the Japan Meteorological Agency, according to Xinhua.

The focus of the quake, which occurred at 03:51 a.m. local time was located some 40 km under the sea off Fukushima, said the agency.

There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage to properties, and no tsunami warning was issued. Tremors were felt in Tokyo, about 240 kilometers away from the prefecture.

There was no immediate reports of abnormalities from the quake by the operator of the crippled Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant.

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