TOKYO: An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 on Saturday struck off Miyagi Prefecture in Japan, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).
The temblor occurred at around 11.44am local time, with its epicenter at a latitude of 38.7 degrees north and a longitude of 142.4 degrees east, and at depth of 40km, China’s Xinhua news agency reported.
The quake logged 4 in some parts of Miyagi Prefecture on the Japanese seismic intensity scale which peaks at 7.
So far no tsunami warning has been issued. — Bernama