Earthquake hits northern Japan, no tsunami warning issued

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Posted: Nov 08, 2012 11:07 PM

TOKYO (Reuters) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.5 shook northern Japan on Friday, public broadcaster NHK said.

No tsunami warning was issued, and there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

(Reporting by Mayumi Negishi; Editing by Ken Wills)