6.1 magnitude earthquake rattles Japan's Hokkaido, no casualties reported

An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale jolted Japan`s Hokkaido on Thursday morning.

6.1 magnitude earthquake rattles Japan's Hokkaido, no casualties reported
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Hokkaido: An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale jolted Japan`s Hokkaido on Thursday morning.

''An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 on the Richter scale struck Hokkaido, Japan at 5:16 AM, today,'' India Meteorological Department (IMD said.

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The earthquake struck at a depth of about 10 kilometres.

No reports of destruction or casualties due to the quake have surfaced yet.