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Big 6.7 earthquake off Japan

Big 6.7 earthquake off Japan
Earthquake off Japan

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has reported that there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii following a  big 6.7-magnitude earthquake near Japan early this morning.

The quake occurred 84 miles from Amami, Kagoshima, Japan in the ocean area of Ryukyu Islands.

The earthquake off Japan struck at 15:51:24 UTC at a depth of 164 kilometers and located 28.947N 128.305E.

There has been no reports of damage or injuries.


  • 131.9 km (81.8 mi) WNW of Naze, Japan
  • 260.3 km (161.4 mi) N of Nago, Japan
  • 283.7 km (175.9 mi) N of Ishikawa, Japan
  • 290.0 km (179.8 mi) N of Gushikawa, Japan
  • 308.7 km (191.4 mi) NNE of Naha, Japan

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