Thursday 14 December 2017

Magnitude 6.6 quake jolts western Japan

The earthquake has a preliminary magnitude of 6.2
The earthquake has a preliminary magnitude of 6.2

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 shook western Japan, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

The epicentre of the earthquake on Thursday was in Tottori prefecture.

The quake occurred at 2:07 p.m. (0507 GMT) at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) the agency said.

A tsunami warning has not been issued.

Reuters

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