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5.9-magnitude quake jolts Japan's Aomori: JMA

TOKYO, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.9 struck elements of Japan’s Aomori prefecture within the northern a part of Japan’s foremost island of Honshu, the nation’s climate company stated on Friday.

According to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), the temblor occurred at 09:14 a.m. native time (0014 GMT) at a depth of 20 km, measuring degree 4 on Japan’s seismic depth scale which peaks at 7.

The temblor’s epicenter was situated off Aomori at a latitude of 41.2 levels north and a longitude of 142.9 levels east.

No tsunami warning has been issued.