A 5.5-magnitude quake hits Aomori, Japan

5.5-magnitude quake Aomori, Japan
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On Monday, an earthquake measuring 5.5-magnitude hit the areas of Tohoku and Hokkaido Prefecture at around 3:01 p.m. and its epicenter was detected at 41.5 degree of north latitude and 142.0 degree of east longitude, with a depth of 70 km.

Good thing there were no reports of any damages and injuries after the calamity took place.