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Japan : 5.5 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Fukushima

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A 5.5-magnitude earthquake jolted Japan’s Fukushima & Miyagi prefectures on Wednesday

According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, the earthquake struck at 3.04 pm local time on Wednesday.

The quake occurred off the northeast coast of Japan. No tsunami warning has been issued yet.

The epicenter was near the Fukushima coastline, at a depth of 30 kilometers.

Residents of 10 other prefectures said they felt the tremors.

According to RT, TEPCO, the operator of the damaged Fukushima nuclear facility, has not reported any problems with its decommissioning operation.

Japan Today said no injuries had been reported