6.1 quake hits near Japan

  • 21/09/2016

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 has struck to the southeast of Japan's main island of Honshu, the US Geological Survey says.

The quake had a depth of 33 km and occurred nearly 400 km from the Izu islands just southeast of Honshu in the early hours of Wednesday (local time).

There were no immediate reports of a tsunami or of any damage.