Earthquake of 6.1 magnitude hits Japan

Tokyo: According to the information given by the Japan meteorological agency, an earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck off Fukushima today morning. However, there was no tsunami warnings issued.

The epicentre of the shallow quake was in the waters offshore the Fukushima prefecture. There were no reports of major damage or injuries.




Couple of days before there was another strong quake of magnitude 7.4 had hit the same area.