Earthquake hits western Japan

TOKYO, 6th February, 2015 (WAM)–An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0 hit the western Japanese island of Shikoku on Friday, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of injury or damage.

According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, the earthquake’s epicentre was in Tokushima prefecture, and had a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles).

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SOURCE: Wam