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Old 01-01-2012, 03:25 PM   #1
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Default 7.0 eathquake shakes Tokyo

Powerful quake rocks Tokyo region on New Year's Day


Agence France-Presse January 1, 2012


TOKYO — A major 7.0-magnitude earthquake rocked Tokyo Sunday as Emperor Akihito led Japan's New Year celebrations by urging people to work together in rebuilding the nation from March's quake-tsunami disaster.

The tremor struck at 2:28pm with its focus deep at about 370 kilometres, Japan's Meteorological Agency said. The U.S. Geological Survey put the depth at 348 kilometres.

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