SouthWest Japan hit 6.3 M Quake

Magnitude 6.3 Quake Hits City in Southwest Japan

EPAA magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit near Miyazaki in southwestern Japan. 

The US Geological Survey said the earthquake struck at 8:48 a.m. local time today and had an epicentre 39 kilometres southeast of Miyazaki, a city of about 400,000. 

The earthquake had a depth of 23 kilometres. Local media said no abnormalities were reported at the nearby Sendai nuclear power plant in Kagoshima Prefecture. No tsunami warning was issued. 

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