5.4 magnitude earthquake hits southeastern part of Japan's island of Honshu
ANI Last Updated at December 3, 2021 09:17 IST
The epicenter of the earthquake was located at the prefecture of Wakayama, at a depth of 20 kilometers (over 12 miles). The tremors were felt in 23 prefectures, including those on the islands of Kyushu and Shikoku.
There are no reports about any victims or damage caused by the earthquake. No tsunami alert has been declared.
Japan is located in a seismically active zone known as the Ring of Fire and regularly suffers from powerful earthquakes. The 2011 9.
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First Published: Fri, December 03 2021. 09:17 IST