6.1-magnitude earthquake strikes north of Japan's Okinawa

6.1-magnitude earthquake strikes north of Japan's Okinawa

A USGS map indicating the earthquake's epicentre
A USGS map indicating the earthquake's epicentre. 

TOKYO: An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck north of Japan's islands of Okinawa on Saturday (Jul 13), the United States Geological Survey said.

There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties from the quake, which hit at a depth of 257km, about 346km north of Naha, the capital of the prefecture.

Source: Reuters

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