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Earthquake hits Japan at 7.1 magnitude, 2 dead, 126 injured

On Wednesday, an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.1 on the Richter Scale rattled Japan’s capital Tokyo, according to the National Centre for Seismology (NSC). The quake struck at 8:06 pm, 297 km northeast of Tokyo.

“Earthquake of Magnitude:7.1, Occurred on 16-03-2022, 20:06:36 IST, Lat: 37.82 & Long: 141.64, Depth: 81 Km, Location: 297km NE of Tokyo, Japan,” NSC tweeted. 

The number of persons injured by the major earthquake has risen to 92 with two people killed on, according to the broadcaster NHK.

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