6.1 magnitude earthquake strikes off Japan's Miyagi Prefecture
Topics: EARTHQUAKE JAPAN
The temblor occurred at 5:39 a.m. local time, with its epicenter at 38.9 degrees north latitude and 142.1 degrees east longitude, and at a depth of 50 km.
The quake logged 4 in some parts of Miyagi Prefecture on the Japanese seismic intensity scale which peaks at 7.
So far no tsunami warning has been issued. ■