Magnitude 6.6 quake jolts western Japan, no tsunami warning

October 21, 2016 08:29

TOKYO - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 shook western Japan on Thursday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, adding that a tsunami warning was not issued.

The epicenter of the earthquake was in Tottori prefecture. The quake occurred at 2:07 p.m. (0507 GMT) at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) the agency said.

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