6.3-magnitude quake hits off Miyako, Japan -- USGS
English.news.cn   2015-02-20 12:56:09

HONG KONG, Feb. 20 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake of 6.3 magnitude jolted 140 km east of Miyako, Japan on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.

The epicenter, with a depth of 13.54 km, was initially determined to be at 39.8472 degrees north latitude and 143.569 degrees east longitude.

Earlier this week, an earthquake of 6.9 magnitude struck off the northeast coast, triggering a tsunami warning.

Editor: Tian Shaohui
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