Moderate quake hits southwestern Japan
TOKYO – A moderate 5.8-magnitude earthquake hit Japan’s southwestern islands on Sunday, but there was no tsunami warning or immediate reports of damage, officials said.
The quake hit at 10:22 am (0122 GMT) in Kagoshima prefecture, some 1,300 kilometers (807 miles) from Tokyo, at a depth of 28 kilometres, according to the US Geological Survey.
There was no danger of a tsunami resulting from the quake, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.
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