TOKYO, Feb. 13 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1 struck off Japan's northeastern Fukushima Prefecture late Saturday, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).
The temblor occurred at around 11:08 p.m. local time (1408 GMT), with its epicenter at a latitude of 37.7 degrees north and a longitude of 141.8 degrees east, and at depth of 60 km.
So far no tsunami warning has been issued.
The quake logged Upper 6 in some parts of Fukushima Prefecture on the Japanese seismic intensity scale which peaks at 7.
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