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Thursday, June 17, 2010

6.3 Quake Rocks Japan?NBA Game Over

TOKYO - An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.3 has rattled northern Japan.
The Japan Meteorological Agency said there was no danger of a tsunami. The quake occurred off the coast of the northern main island of Hokkaido at a depth of 6.2 miles (10 kilometers) at 11:23 a.m. Friday (0223 GMT). The epicenter was about 280 kilometers (174 miles) east of Hokkaido.
Police official Esao Akatsuka said he received no reports of damage. He said, "Nothing fell off from bookshelves."

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