6.0 quake hits near Japanese island chain, no Tsunami warning or damage yet
The epicentre of Tuesday’s quake was located about 617km south-southeast of Tokyo at a depth of 10km.world Updated: Sep 21, 2016 00:46 IST
The US Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.0 earthquake has struck in the sparsely populated Izu Islands region south-southeast of Japan’s main island of Honshu.
USGS reported that the earthquake hit around 1.21am local time on Wednesday with its epicentre located about 617km south-southeast of Tokyo. Its depth was measured at 10km.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre says no tsunami warnings are in effect. There were no immediate reports of damage.
First Published: Sep 21, 2016 00:46 IST