5.5-magnitude quake jolts Japan

Tokyo, June 8 (IANS) A 5.5 magnitude earthquake jolted Japan’s Aomori prefecture on Monday.

According to Japan’s Meteorological Agency, the temblor was registered at level 4 on the Japanese seismic intensity scale of 7, Xinhua new agency reported.

The epicentre was located at 41.5 degrees north latitude and 142.0 degrees east longitude, at a depth of 70 km.

There were no immediate reports of damage and injuries.

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