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Japan lifts tsunami warning after offshore quake

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Tokyo, Feb 17:

Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) Tuesday lifted a tsunami warning it issued after a 6.9-magnitude earthquake hit the northeastern region earlier in the day.

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The earthquake was centered 210 km in the Pacific Ocean east of Miyagi Prefecture, with a depth of around 10 km, Xinhua reported.

JMA issued an advisory against a 1-metre tsunami for Iwate Prefecture in northeastern Japan.

No casualties have been reported so far. IANS