Magnitude-7.1 quake hits Japan, tsunami warning issued
Jul 10, 2011, 1:39 GMT
Tokyo - A magnitude-7.1 earthquake struck north-eastern Japan Sunday morning and a tsunami warning was issued, the Meteorological Agency said.
No casualties or damage were reported.
The quake occurred at 9:57 am (0057 GMT) with an epicentre off Ojika Peninsula at a depth of 10 kilometres, the agency said.
The same region was struck by a magnitude-9.0 quake and tsunami on March 11 that caused the ongoing nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant.
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