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Magnitude 7.4 Earthquake Hits Near Japan's Kumamoto

ICE Graveyard 15/04/2016 Paul Vale
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A magnitude 7.4 earthquake struck near Kumamoto in southern Japan on Friday at a depth of 40 km (25 miles), the U.S. Geological Survey said.

It earlier reported a 7.1 quake with a depth of 7 km close to the same location.

(Reporting by Dominic Evans)

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