May 19, 2013

Magnitude 6 quake rocks Tohoku region; no tsunami warning issued

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 jolted the Tohoku region and surrounding areas Saturday afternoon, the Meteorological Agency said. No tsunami warning was issued. On the Japanese seismic scale to 7, the 2:48 p.m. quake, which originated off Fukushima Prefecture at a ...