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Strong 6.4-Magnitude Quake Hits Southwestern Japan

Strong 6.4-Magnitude Quake Hits Southwestern Japan

A strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit Japan’s southwestern island of Kyushu on Thursday, but there was no danger of a tsunami, local authorities said.

JapanA strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit Japan's southwestern island of Kyushu on Thursday, but there was no danger of a tsunami, local authorities said.

The quake struck at 9:26 pm (1226 GMT) in Kumamoto, central Kyushu at a relatively shallow depth of 10 kilometers (6.2 miles), the Japan Meteorological Agency said.