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5.1 magnitude earthquake strikes Japan

Peak seismic log. File photoTOKYO, Mar 25 An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 struck the Pacific Ocean near Fukushima Prefecture, Japan's meteorological office said. There is no threat of a tsunami. Tremors were felt in 16 prefectures. Last Thursday, a strong earthquake of magnitude 7.3 occurred in the same area. The focus lay at a depth of 60 kilometers. A tsunami threat has been declared. Three people died and about 200 were injured. There were power outages in a number of areas in the north and northeast of Honshu Island.


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