Magnitude 6.7 earthquake hits off Japan's Okinawa: USGS | Inquirer News

Magnitude 6.7 earthquake hits off Japan’s Okinawa: USGS

/ 05:47 AM March 03, 2014

TOKYO—A 6.7-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Japan’s Okinawa Island early Monday, but US geologists said it was too deep to cause a tsunami.

The quake hit 68 miles (110 kilometers) northwest of the city of Nago just after 4 a.m. (2000 GMT), at a depth of 70 miles (112 kilometres), according to the US Geological Survey.


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