Off the coast of Japan was a strong earthquake

У побережья Японии произошло сильное землетрясение

In the night of Sunday in Japan, an earthquake of magnitude 6.3 in the North-West coast of the island of Amami in Kagoshima Prefecture.

The earthquake occurred at about 00:51 local time. The epicenter was registered in the coordinates of 28.8 degrees North latitude and 128,3 degrees East longitude. The focus lies at a depth of 160 km.

In some areas of the Prefecture of Kagoshima, the maximum intensity of the quake was 4 points on the Japanese scale of seismic intensity. The maximum score on this scale is 7.

A tsunami warning was not announced.