5.4 m Quake hit Japan

14642457_319598021740750_4685527487838395215_nJapan, an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.4 struck off Miyazaki Prefecture, on the southeast coast of Kyushu Island, today. Japanese authorities said there have been no immediate reports of damage or injuries as a result of the quake.

The Japan Meteorological Agency said there is no tsunami warning following the offshore quake.  The Agency said the temblor, which occurred at 0911 hrs local time, was centered in the Hyuga-nada Sea, which is part of the Pacific Ocean that lies off the eastern shore of Kyushu Island, to the southwest of the island of Honshu, off the south coast of Japan.

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