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Earthquake shakes eastern Japan, no tsunami warning issued

Friday, 12 Oct 2012 | 1:06 AM ET

TOKYO, Oct 12 (Reuters) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5 hit eastern Japan on Friday, public broadcaster NHK said.

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

(Reporting by Shinichi Saoshiro; Editing by Chris Gallagher)

((shinichi.saoshiro@thomsonreuters.com))

Keywords: JAPAN EARTHQUAKE/