Magnitude 6.7 quake hits off Okinawa, Japan

by Reuters
Sunday, 2 March 2014 22:00 GMT

Japan Meteorological Agency's earthquake and tsunami observations division director Akira Nagai points at a graph of ground motion waveform data observed in the morning in Japan during a news conference in Tokyo February 12, 2013. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

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(Reuters) - A magnitude 6.7 quake struck off Okinawa, Japan, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Sunday, but no tsunami was expected.

The USGS said the quake was centered 89 miles north-northwest of Naha, Okinawa, at a depth of almost 70 miles.

A tsunami was not expected, the National Weather Service's Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

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