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Japan Niigata region rocked by 6M earthquake, a day after LA jolt

An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale hit Japan’s Niigata prefecture on Sunday morning, with strong tremor being felt in Tokyo, said a meteorological agency. The epicentre was at 35.8 degrees north latitude and 140.1 degrees east longitude, with a depth of 80 km, Xinhua reported citing the agency. USGS, however, put the intensity at 4.5 magnitude, which not ...

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USGS Downgrades LA Earthquake Depth

US Geological Survey downgraded Friday’s 5.1 earthquake’s intensity as 7.5 km depth. The epicenter of the quake that jolted LA at 9:09pm on March 28, 2014, was located 1 km east of La Habra, California, 5 km (3 miles) north of Fullerton, CA and 33 km (21 miles) ESE of Los Angeles. The event was felt widely throughout Orange, Los ...

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