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2006-03-28 09:35:00

TOKYO (Reuters) - A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 jolted the Tokyo area on Tuesday evening, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage and no tsunami warning was issued.

2006-03-26 22:35:00

TOKYO (Reuters) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.5 jolted southern Japan just before midday local time on Monday, the Japan Meteorological Agency reported, but there were no reports of injuries or damage. No tsunami warning was issued after the quake hit at 0250 GMT.

2006-02-25 00:15:00

An earthquake measuring 4.5 magnitude rattled Ottawa and western Quebec on Friday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, but there were no reports of injuries or damage.

2006-02-02 23:49:21

TOKYO (Reuters) - A moderate earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.9 jolted the Tohoku region of northern Japan on Friday, shaking buildings in Tokyo. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, and no tsunami warning was issued, public broadcaster NHK said.

2006-01-08 06:55:46

ATHENS (Reuters) - A strong earthquake shook central Athens at 1130 GMT (6:30 a.m. EDT) on Sunday, witnesses said, but there were no immediate reports of damages or casualties.

2005-11-05 03:42:20

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan, one of the world's most earthquake-prone nations, plans to launch a seismic alert system next year to capture early quake movements and issue warnings of more damaging tremors, officials said on Saturday.

2005-10-19 06:57:21

TOKYO (Reuters) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 jolted eastern Japan on Wednesday and was felt in Tokyo, but no tsunami warning was issued, NHK national television said. The quake, at 8:40 p.m.

2005-10-16 17:59:17

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A 4.9 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Southern California shook parts of the state on Sunday, according to the Seismological Laboratory at Caltech, but there were no reports of injuries. The earthquake struck at 2:11 p.m.

2005-08-20 22:29:17

TOKYO (Reuters) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.0 jolted northern Japan on Sunday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. No tsunami warning was issued after the quake, which occurred at 11:29 a.m., the Meteorological Agency said.

2005-08-20 21:42:04

TOKYO (Reuters) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.0 jolted northern Japan on Sunday, public broadcaster NHK said. The quake occurred at 11:29.


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