Quake measuring 6.3 magnitude strikes off eastern Japan

Reuters

Posted at Oct 06 2017 04:29 PM | Updated as of Oct 07 2017 08:29 AM

TOKYO - An earthquake measuring 6.3 struck off the eastern coast of Japan on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

The quake struck 300 km (180 miles) east of Iwaki, Honshu, at a depth of 77.8 km, USGS said.