Strong quake hits Kagoshima prefecture
NHK -- Jul 11
A strong earthquake has struck Kagoshima prefecture in southwestern Japan.

Japan's Meteorological Agency says a quake with an estimated magnitude of 5.3 occurred just before noon on Tuesday. It says there is no risk of a tsunami.

Officials say the quake was focused in Kagoshima Bay, 10 kilometers below the seabed.

Tremors with an intensity level of 5-plus on the Japanese scale of 0 to 7 were recorded in the Satsuma region of Kagoshima prefecture. An intensity level of 4 was observed in the Osumi region.

午前11時56分ごろに鹿児島県薩摩で震度5強の地震がありました。 震源地は鹿児島湾で、地震の規模(マグニチュード)は5.2と推定されます。 この地震による津波の心配はありません。 この地震について、緊急地震速報を発表しています。
News sources: NHK, ANNnewsCH
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