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The US Geological Survey stated the earthquake measured Magnitude 7.2 on the Richter Scale.

Tokyo:

A strong earthquake struck Japan on Saturday, triggering a tsunami warning for the nation’s northeast coast. Studies stated the robust quake shook many buildings in Tokyo. The shaking in Tokyo began simply earlier than 6.10 pm (Japan time).

The US Geological Survey stated the earthquake measured Magnitude 7.2 on the Richter Scale. The USGS stated the earthquake was centered 34 kilometers (21 miles) east of Ishinomaki at a depth of 60 kilometers (37 miles).

The earthquake’s epicenter was stated to be off the coast of Miyagi prefecture, the Kyodo information company stated. The tsunami warning was issued for Miyagi prefecture.

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