An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale hits the Kyushu region of Japan, no casualties reported

Tokyo: A 5.7 magnitude earthquake shook the Japanese island of Kyushu on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said. The quake struck at around 20:32:32 (local time) at a depth of 28.3 km.

According to USGS data, the epicenter was tracked at latitude 31.322 degrees north and longitude 131.457 degrees east. No casualties have been reported so far.

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Kyushu is the most southwestern of Japan’s main islands with a predominantly subtropical climate. The region is best known for its active volcanoes, beaches, and natural hot springs.

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