Japanese island of Kyushu suffers earthquake of 6.3 degrees
Posted On 13 Mar 2014
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) today informed that an earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale, which struck at 17:06 GMT (2:06 am local time Friday) was generated in northern Japanese island of Kyushu .
The quake occurred in waters of the the inland sea of Japan, between the islands of Honshu (central and larger) and southern of Kyushu and Shikoku, at a depth of 82.9 kilometers, without tsunami alert was issued.
The earthquake’s epicenter was located 13 kilometers off the coast of the Kunisaki Peninsula, on the island of Kyushu.
The Japan Meteorological Agency placed the magnitude of Earthquake in 6.1 on the Richter scale.
At the moment there are no reports of casualties or material damages from the quake.