Magnitude 6.6 Quake Hits Japan, No Damage Reported

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An earthquake of magnitude 6.6 hit Japan on Saturday 126 km (80 miles) east-southeast of Hachinohe, off the east coast of Honshu island, the USGS reported.

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Japan's NHK state broadcaster said there were no immediate reports of damage and no tsunami warning was issued after the earthquake struck at 1926 GMT.

There have been a raft of earthquakes of a lesser magnitude after a massive earthquake and tsunami hit Japan on March 11.

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