Powerful Quake Rattles Japan's Southern Island of Okinawa

September 26, 2016 5:45 AM

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An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.7 has rattled Okinawa and other southern Japanese islands, but there was no danger of a tsunami.

Japan Meteorological Agency said the quake occurred at 2:20 p.m. (0520 GMT) Monday off the coast of Okinawa, at the depth of 40 kilometers below the sea surface.

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