Earthquake measuring 6.2 magnitude strikes off southern Japan: USGS

 An earthquake measuring 6.2 magnitude struck off southern Japan on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said.

Reuters| Last Updated: Feb 25, 2015, 13:41 PM IST

Sydney: An earthquake measuring 6.2 magnitude struck off southern Japan on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said.

The quake, with its epicentre around 290 kms (175 miles) southeast of Hachijo-jima, Izu Islands, struck at a depth of 65 kms (38 miles).