|
|
|
|
|
13th Jamadi-ul-Awwal 1436 | Thursday, Mar 05, 2015
World

Japan hit by 6.3-magnitude earthquake

Friday, 14 March 2014
Comments(0)
Tokyo, March 14:

A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck off Japan's southern Kyushu island on Friday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) reported, but no tsunami warning was issued.

The epicentre of the quake — which struck at 2:06am (1706 GMT Thursday) — was located 13 kilometres (eight miles) north of the city of Kunisaki-shi, USGS said.

The quake hit at a depth of 82 kilometres. There was no tsunami alert issued, Japan's Meteorological Agency said as cited by Kyodo News, nor any immediate news of fatalities or damage.

Japan's Meteorological Agency said there was no risk of a tsunami but urged residents to stay on alert.

Latest News

Murder convict held after five years

The Kushaiguda police have arrested a murder convict, who had escaped from Cherlapally jail about five years ago. Ac ...

Man dies after falling from second floor

A 48-year-old man died of injuries which he suffered after falling down from the second floor of his house. According to Alwal police, t ...

Financial problems drive two persons to su...

A 48-year-old man succumbed to the burn injuries which he sustained after setting himself ablaze. The deceased, M Dharamachari, resorted ...

Related News

British teacher jailed for IS link

A British high school teacher has been sentenced to six years in prison for his plans to fight alongside the Islamic Sta ...

Ukraine expands army over security threats

Ukraine's parliament on Thursday approved a bill to expand the country's army to 250,000, the parlia ...

New round of Iran n-talks begins in Switzerland

Diplomats from Iran and the P5+1 countries - the US, China, Russia, France and Britain, plus Germany ...

Post new comment

To combat spam, please enter the code in the image.

Rs. 26460 (Per 10g)

Opinion Poll
Do you think the dharna against Modi Government's land ordinance would be successful?
YesNoCan't say

Matrimony | Photos | Videos | Search | Polls | Archives | Advertise | Letters

© The Siasat Daily, 2012. All rights reserved.
Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Abids, Hyderabad - 500001, Telangana, India
Tel: +91-40-24744180, Fax: +91-40-24603188
contact@siasat.com