facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

6.5 magnitude earthquake jolts Japan

July 23, 2011 at 8:40 AM   |   Comments

SENDAI, Japan, July 23 (UPI) -- An earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale shook Japan's northeastern Miyagi Prefecture region Saturday, but no tsunami warning was issued, officials say.

The quake occurred about 75 miles off the coast of Sendai, Miyagi, about 20 miles beneath the seabed, Xinhua, China's official news agency reported.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

© 2011 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Most Popular
1
Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper arrested for kidnapping, sexual assault Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper arrested for kidnapping, sexual assault
2
World leaders pledge to use 'any means necessary' to defeat Islamic State World leaders pledge to use 'any means necessary' to defeat Islamic State
3
Lobbyist Thomas 'Tommy' Boggs dies of heart attack
4
Plane crash in Vinoy Park narrowly misses St. Pete condos Plane crash in Vinoy Park narrowly misses St. Pete condos
5
Mom: Darrien Hunt was shot 'because he was black' Mom: Darrien Hunt was shot 'because he was black'
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback