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Earthquake strikes off Japan's coastline

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(CNN) -- A 6.7-magnitude earthquake hit off the shores of Japan on Monday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter of the quake was located 65 miles (105 kilometers) from Japan's Ryukyu Islands and 132 miles (212 kilometers) from the coast of Taiwan.

The temblor -- which ran 22.4 miles (36 kilometers) deep -- hit at about 9:05 a.m. Monday (8:05 p.m. ET Sunday).

A minor tsunami warning for waves up to .5 meters (1.5 feet) was issued by the Japan Meteorological Agency.

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