6.6-magnitude quake strikes off Japan's Miyagi Prefecture, no tsunami warning issued
(MENAFN - Trend News Agency) An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.6 struck off Japan's northeastern Miyagi Prefecture on Saturday, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), Trend reports citing Xinhua .
The temblor occurred at 10:27 a.m. local time (0127 GMT) at the depth of 60 km, with its epicenter at a latitude of 38.1 degrees north and a longitude of 141.8 degrees east.
The quake logged upper 5 in some parts of Miyagi Prefecture on the Japanese seismic intensity scale which peaks at 7.
So far no tsunami warning has been issued.
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