Quake hits Japanese island

Earthquake

Tokyo, Oct 29: A 5.4-magnitude quake hit off Japan’s Torishima island on Monday, the Met office said. No tsunami warning was issued.

The tremors were felt at 10.28 a.m. at a depth of 110 km, Xinhua quoted the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) as saying.

Surrounding southern islands felt the jolt which measured 2 on Japan’s seismic scale. It was also felt at some places on the eastern seaboard.

No reports of accidents or injuries to persons or property, including vessels in the vicinity have been reported due to the quake, the JMA said.

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