Magnitude-5.8 earthquake jolts Japan

Magnitude-5.8 earthquake jolts Japan

Quake occurs at depth of 60 kilometers with epicenter on Tori-shima Island

News Service AA

A 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck Japan early Thursday, the country's meteorological agency reported.

The epicenter of the quake was on the deserted Tori-shima Island, located in the southeast of the country, and took place 60 kilometers (37 miles) below the surface.

The agency did not issue a tsunami alert.


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