Preliminary 5.9 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Daigo, Japan: USGS

By Ciara Linnane Markets MarketWatch Pulse

A 5.9 magnitude earthquake has struck 18 kilometers north-northeast of Daigo, Japan, the U.S. Geological Survey reported Wednesday. Daigo is located in the Kuji District, Ibaraki Prefecture, in the northern Kantō region of Japan. No further details were immediately available.

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