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Strong quake shakes northern Japan

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A 6.0 earthquake shook northern Japan on Sunday but there was no risk of a tsunami, the meteorological agency said.

The focus of the quake, which took place at 12:29 pm (0329 GMT) was in the Pacific off Miyagi prefecture, the area devastated by a 9.0 quake in March 2011.

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http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130804/strong-quake-shakes-northern-japan