Magnitude 5.5 quake hits Japan's northeast, no tsunami warning
TOKYO (Reuters) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.5 hit parts of Iwate prefecture in northeastern Japan late on Friday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.
The earthquake, which had an intensity of 5+ on Japan's 1-7 intensity scale, was 20 km deep, JMA said. No tsunami warning was issued.
The quake followed a powerful magnitude 7.4 quake that jolted the area late on Wednesday.
(Reporting by Chang-Ran Kim; Editing by Alex Richardson)
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