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6.3 magnitude earthquake hits Miyazaki in southwest Japan

A 6.3 Magnitude Earthquake Hit Near Miyazaki In Southwestern Japan On Friday

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Fayiq Wani | Updated on: 10 May 2019, 08:39:09 AM
The earthquake struck at 8:48 a.m. local time Friday and had an epicentre 39 kilometres (24 miles) southeast of Miyazaki, a city of about 400,000

The earthquake struck at 8:48 a.m. local time Friday and had an epicentre 39 kilometres (24 miles) southeast of Miyazaki, a city of about 400,000

New Delhi:

A 6.3 magnitude earthquake on Friday hit Miyazaki in southwestern Japan. “The earthquake struck at 8:48 a.m. local time Friday and had an epicentre 39 kilometres (24 miles) southeast of Miyazaki, a city of about 400,000. The earthquake had a depth of 23 kilometres (14 miles),” the agency said. However, Japan’s weather agency has issued no tsunami warning.

“The Kyushu Electric Power Co. says no abnormalities were reported at the nearby Sendai nuclear power plant in Kagoshima Prefecture,” the Japan Times reported.

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First Published : 10 May 2019, 08:39:09 AM