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Strong earthquake measuring 7.8 jolts Japan: Officials say no risk of tsunami

May 30, 2015    

Tokyo:A 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck off the Japanese coast on Saturday, geologists said, shaking buildings in Tokyo and setting off car alarms.Despite the huge power of the quake, there was no risk of a tsunami, The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre reported.Residential buildings swayed for around a minute as the quake built in intensity at around 8.30pm (1130 GMT), an AFP correspondent reported.There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The epicentre was 676 kilometres below the Earth's surface. It was centred on a remote spot in the Pacific Ocean around 870 kilometres south of T...

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