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Japan Earthquake 2012: Magnitude 6.1 Earthquake Hits Japan's Main Honshu Island

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(Reuters) - A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck 120 miles southeast of Mito off Japan's main Honshu island at 1931 GMT on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

The quake was very shallow, at a depth of 6.2 miles, the USGS said.

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