6.3-magnitude quake strikes off Japan

Tokyo: An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.3 struck off the coast of Japan’s Miyazaki Prefecture, the weather agency here said Friday.

According to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), the temblor’s epicenter was located at a latitude of 31.8 degrees north and longitude of 132.1 degrees east and occurred at a depth of 20 km, the Xinhua news agency reported.