Strong Earthquake Hits Western Japan

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Reuters
A 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit western Japan early on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported.

Japan Meteorological Agency's earthquake and tsunami observations division director Nagai points at a graph of ground motion waveform data observed in the morning in Japan during a news conference in Tokyo

A 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit western Japan early on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported.

The USGS said the quake had its epicenter 24 miles northwest of Wakayama in western Honshu island, and occurred at a depth of 3.3 miles. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.