5.8-magnitude quake jolts Japan’s Miyagi prefecture

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5.8-magnitude quake jolts Japan’s Miyagi prefecture: An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale struck off Japan’s Miyagi Prefecture on Sunday, according to the authorities.

5.8-magnitude quake jolts Japan’s Miyagi prefecture

The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said the temblor occurred at 9.29 a.m., with its epicentre at a latitude of 38.3 degrees north and a longitude of 141.9 degrees east, and at depth of 50 km, reports Xinhua news agency.

The quake logged 4 in some parts of Miyagi prefecture on the Japanese seismic intensity scale which peaks at 7.

So far no tsunami warning has been issued.

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