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6.3-magnitude quake hits off the east coast of Honshu, Japan

2011-06-03 02:29:55 GMT2011-06-03 10:29:55(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

TOKYO, June 3 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale jolted off the east coast of Honshu, Japan at 09:05: 03 a.m. local time (00:05:03 GMT) on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The epicenter, with a depth of 31.00 km, was initially determined to be at 37.2935 degrees north latitude and 143.9118 degrees east longitude.

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