05:35 GMT05 July 2020
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    According to Japan's 7-degree seismic scale, the quake was measured at 4 degrees.

    A 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit off the Amami archipelago in Japan, the country's meteorological agency said. 

    The epicentre of the quake was located at a depth of 160 kilometres.

    The quake was measured at 4 degrees on Japan's 7-degree seismic scale.

    No injuries or damage have so far been reported and no tsunami alert has been issued.

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