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A 6.8-magnitude earthquake has hit central Japan at a shallow depth of 10 kilometres, Japan’s Meteorological Agency reports. No tsunami warning has been issued.

The quake struck at [22:08] local time ([13:08] GMT) and was centered in the Nagano Prefecture on the main island of Honshu, about 16 kilometers northeast of the city of Omachi.

An official from the village of Ogawa, near the epicenter of the quake, told Japan’s NHK broadcaster that the residents felt a long shake and saw documents falling off the shelves.

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