6.0-magnitude quake hits 191km SE of Nemuro, Japan: USGS

The epicentre, with a depth of 10km, was initially determined to be at a 41.9336 degrees north latitude and 146.9481 degrees east longitude.
The epicentre, with a depth of 10km, was initially determined to be at a 41.9336 degrees north latitude and 146.9481 degrees east longitude. PHOTO: USGS

WASHINGTON (XINHUA) - An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale struck 191km South-east of Nemuro, Japan, at 0322 GMT on Saturday (March 2), the US Geological Survey said.

The epicentre, with a depth of 10km, was initially determined to be at a 41.9336 degrees north latitude and 146.9481 degrees east longitude.

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