Magnitude 5.6 quake jolts northeastern Japan - TV

TOKYO Mon Oct 10, 2011 8:33am IST

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TOKYO (Reuters) - A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 jolted northeastern Japan on Monday, public broadcaster NHK said. The quake, at 11:46 a.m. (0246 GMT), was also felt in Tokyo.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage and no tsunami warning was issued.

(Reporting by Chikafumi Hodo)

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