Magnitude 5.9 Earthquake Shakes Japan's Ryukyu Islands, EMSC Reports
08:46 GMT 26.12.2021 (Updated: 09:56 GMT 26.12.2021)
According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre, an earthquake struck at a depth of 10 km.
The earthquake of magnitude 5.9 struck the Ryukyu Islands in the southwest of Japan.
The estimated depth of the earthquake is 30km.
According to the EMSC, the quake was registered about 232km from the city of Naha, Japan.
No damage or casualties have as yet been reported. No tsunami warnings have been issued.
Japan is located in a seismically active zone known as the Ring of Fire and regularly suffers from powerful earthquakes.