Magnitude 6.1 quake kills three, stops factories in Japan's Osaka area
Updated : June 18, 2018 09:52 AM IST
A magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook Osaka, Japan's second-biggest metropolis, early on Monday morning, killing three people, halting factory lines in a key industrial area and bursting water mains, government officials and broadcaster NHK said.
No tsunami warning was issued.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said authorities were assessing damage and that its top priority was the safety of residents.
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