Magnitude 7.0 quake rocks northern Japan, no tsunami, injuries, damage

The Meteorological Agency said that a magnitude 7.0 earthquake has hit northern Japan. The agency said the 8:43 a.m. (2343 GMT Friday) quake Saturday was centered in the northern prefecture of Iwate and located about 6.2 miles (10 kilometers) underground. There is no immediate reports of casualties or damage, according to Japan's public broadcaster NHK. No tsunami warning has been issued.