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M7.0 quake in SW Japan

November 14, 2015



M7.0 quake jolts Kyushu in southwestern Japan



TOKYO (Kyodo) -- An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.0 struck the main island of Kyushu in southwestern Japan early Saturday, causing minor tsunami in the southern part of Kagoshima Prefecture.

The quake at 5:51 a.m. originated at a depth of about 10 kilometers roughly 160 kilometers southwest of Makurazaki, Kagoshima, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency. It registered 4 on the Japanese seismic intensity scale of 7 in parts of Saga and Kagoshima prefectures.

A 30-centimeter tsunami was observed on the Nakanoshima Island roughly an hour after the quake. A tsunami advisory issued for areas in Kagoshima, such as the Tanegashima and Amami-Oshima islands, was later lifted.

No abnormalities were detected at the Sendai nuclear power plant in Satsumasendai, Kagoshima, according to the Nuclear Regulation Authority.


Magnitude-7 earthquake strikes off southwest Japan




A magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck Nov. 14 off the coast of southwest Japan, triggering a small tsunami. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

The earthquake struck at 5:51 a.m. (20:51 GMT) at a depth of 10 kilometers about 190 kilometers southwest of Kagoshima city, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

A 30-centimter tsunami was recorded at 6:45 a.m. on Nakanoshima, a small island to the south of Kyushu, Japan's southernmost main island.

A tsunami advisory for Kagoshima prefecture and a string of small islands was lifted at 7:20 a.m.

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