Magnitude-6.4 quake hits Japan hours after 6.6 temblor

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A magnitude-6.4 earthquake struck Japan Tuesday morning, after a similar quake rattled the northeastern part of the country Monday evening.

The latest quake struck at about 8:08 a.m. Tuesday (7:08 p.m. Monday ET), according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It had a depth of about 13 kilometers (8 miles) and was centered about 77 kilometers (47 miles) east-southeast of Tokyo.

Earlier, a 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck Monday night, on the one-month anniversary of the country’s devastating 9.0-magnitude quake and tsunami.

 

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