Strong 7.0-magnitude quake hits off Japan coast: USGS

November 13, 2015 10:06 PM

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Strong 7.0-magnitude quake hits off Japan coast: USGS

The USGS put the epicentre of the shallow quake about 160 kilometres (100 miles) from the town of Makurazaki in southwest Japan.

TOKYO: A powerful 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the southwestern coast of Japan early on Saturday (Nov 14), the US Geological Survey (USGS) said, with Japanese authorities reporting several small tsunamis on at least two islands.

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