6.1 earthquake hits off Japan`s coast: USGS

Last Updated: Sunday, April 21, 2013 - 09:33

Tokyo: A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the south coast of Japan`s main Honshu island on Sunday, the United States Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued.

The quake struck at 12:22 pm (0322 GMT), 644 kilometres (400 miles) south of Tokyo, at a depth of 424 kilometres, the USGS said.

AFP



First Published: Sunday, April 21, 2013 - 09:33

comments powered by Disqus