Quake With Preliminary Magnitude of 6.4 Jolts Southern Japan: NHK

By Reuters
January 21, 2022 Updated: January 21, 2022

TOKYO—An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.4 jolted southern Japan early on Saturday morning, broadcaster NHK reported.

The epicentre of the earthquake was off the coast of Kyushu, the southernmost of Japan’s four main islands, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency.

No tsunami warning had been issued, according to broadcaster NHK and there were no immediate reports of damage.

By David Dolan