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6.2-magnitude quake hits off Japan's Iwo Jima

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit off the Japanese island of Iwo Jima on Sunday, said the US Geological Survey.

TOKYO: A 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit off the Japanese island of Iwo Jima on Sunday, said the US Geological Survey.

The quake was situated 167km east-southeast of Iwo Jima, which is part of Japan’s Volcano Islands chain.

Japanese broadcaster NHK there was no threat of a tsunami resulting from the earthquake.

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