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5.9-magnitude earthquake strikes off Japan’s Hokkaido: USGS

TOKYO, Japan (AFP) A shallow 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck off Japan s northern island of Hokkaido on Monday, the US Geological Survey said. The moderate quake hit at a depth of eight kilometers (five miles), 107 kilometers northeast of Shibetsu. USGS said there was a low likelihood of casualties and damage. It comes after a powerful 6.6-magnitude quake in September rocked Hokkaido, triggering landslides, collapsing houses and killing more than 40. Japan sits at the junction [ ]

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