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Dhaka, Tuesday   28 September 2021

Magnitude 6.0 quake strikes off coast of Japan

 International Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 04:32 PM, 4 August 2021  

Magnitude 6.0 quake strikes off coast of Japan

Magnitude 6.0 quake strikes off coast of Japan

A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck the coast of the Ibaraki prefecture in Japan, with shaking felt by some attending the Olympic Games in Tokyo.

The earthquake jolts about 5:30 a.m. local time on Wednesday, according to reports from the Japan Meteorological Agency, which monitors seismic activity.

The quake hit about 75 miles off the coast of Hasaki, which is about 80 miles to the east of Tokyo, according to the US Geological Survey.

The tremor lasted for 20 seconds to 3 minutes. However, no casualties were reported said, USGS.

Earthquakes often hit Japan due to its location in the Pacific Ring of Fire. But this time in the Tokyo Olympics, such a strong earthquake hit the people panic has spread.

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