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Japan hit by 6.9-magnitude earthquake

TOKYO (AP) - A 6.9-magnitude earthquake has hit Japan swaying large buildings in the center of Tokyo.

The earthquake hit Tuesday afternoon, centered off the country's southern coast, Japan's meteorological agency said.

There are no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The agency said there was no danger of a tsunami.

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