5.7-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Northeast Japan
A 5.7-magnitude quake hit off the coast of northeast Japan on Friday, according to reports of the US Geological Survey.
The earthquake struck at 7:42 am on Friday eight kilometers east-northeast of the city of Miyako at a depth of 44 kilometers.
The Japan Meteorological Agency measured the magnitude of the jolt at 5.8 on the Richter scale and issued no tsunami alert.
There were no immediate reports of injured people or damage.
- » Germany To Hold Parliamentary Elections on September 24
- » Bulgarian EP Deputies Adopt Common Stance Against Blockades in Greece
- » Belgium's CALL: Bulgaria Does Not Offer Migrants Good Conditions
- » Italy Rocked by 4 Quakes in 1 Hour
- » Moldova President: Eurasian Union Ties Not Incompatible with EU Commitments
- » Antonio Tajani Elected European Parliament President