Earthquake Today in Japan: 5.1 Quake Hits in Fukushima Prefecture

December 30, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

An earthquake hit today in Japan in the Fukushima Prefecture.

The 5.1 magnitude quake hit eight miles northwest of Takahagi and 9 miles west of Kitaibaraki, the U.S. Geological Service said.

The quake also hit 13 miles from both Hitachi and Daigo.

It struck at a depth of 6.2 miles (9.9 kilometers).

The quake was 91 miles from Tokyo.

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