The Korea Herald


Earthquake hits near coast of Honshu

By 김연세

Published : March 20, 2011 - 22:14

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A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck Japan off the coast of Honshu in Japan at 9:03 p.m. on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake was 163 kilometers (101 miles) north-east of Sendai, one of the cities worst hit by the March 11 temblor. The quake struck at a depth of 53 kilometers, USGS said.

There were no immediate reports of damage from the shake.