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5.9 magnitude earthquake hits Japan

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The Japanese island of Honshu has been hit by a 5.9 magnitude earthquake.

The seismic waves rocked the city of Fukushima, the location of the nuclear plants devastated by a tsunami in 2011.

The quake’s epicenter was located 42 miles (68 km) east-northeast of Iwaki on Honshu. According to local media, no tsunami warning has been issued this time around.

Honshu is the largest and most populous Japanese island.

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