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. Quake shakes northern Japan
TOKYO (AFP) Aug 10, 2005
An earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale shook northern Japan Wednesday but there were no immediate reports of damage, officials said.

The quake occurred at 3:12 pm (0612 GMT) in Fukushima, about 200 kilometers (124 miles) north of Tokyo, with its focus 70 kilometers (43 miles) below the seabed, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

There was no risk of a tsunami.

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