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Magnitude 6.2 earthquake hits Japan
Updated: 2005-10-19 20:20

TOKYO - A strong earthquake rocked eastern Japan late Wednesday, the meteorological agency said. There were no immediate reports of injuries, damage, or a risk of tsunami from the quake.

The magnitude-6.2 quake, centered off the coast of Ibaraki, shook buildings in Tokyo and nearby areas, including Ibaraki, Chiba and Fukushima prefectures.

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