1st LD Writethru: 6.0-magnitude quake strikes off Japan's Hachijojima Island, no tsunami warning issued

Source: Xinhua| 2020-10-03 18:02:20|Editor: huaxia

TOKYO, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 on Saturday struck off the east coast of Hachijojima island of Tokyo Prefecture in Japan, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).

The temblor occurred at 6:31 p.m. local time, with its epicenter at a latitude of 33.5 degrees north and a longitude of 141.1 degrees east, and at depth of 70 km.

The quake logged 3 in some parts of Tokyo Prefecture on the Japanese seismic intensity scale which peaks at 7.

So far no tsunami warning has been issued. Enditem