Magnitude-5.9 earthquake strikes off Japan's Fukushima
The temblor was centered off the shore of Fukushima prefecture in eastern Japan, with the epicenter at a latitude of 37.1 degrees north and a longitude of 141.2 degrees east and at depth of 50 km.
The earthquake logged 5 minus on the Japanese seismic intensity scale which peaks at 7 in some parts of Fukushima prefecture.
So far no major damage or injuries were reported, and no tsunami warning has been issued. ■