Magnitude 6.0 earthquake strikes Japan’s Bonin Islands

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An earthquake measuring 6 on the Richter scale hit the Bonin Islands, which are located in the extreme southeast of Japan’s main islands.

The Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Center said the quake struck at a depth of 40 kilometers on a group of remote islands, including Chichijima, one of the Bonin Islands, with no operational information on human or material losses as a result of the earthquake.

The Japan Meteorological Agency issued a tsunami warning.

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