Magnitude 5.4 earthquake hits southeastern Japanese island of Honshu
The epicenter of the earthquake was located in Wakayama Prefecture
Last updated Dec 3, 2021 9:17 IST
The epicenter of the earthquake was located in Wakayama Prefecture, 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 of casualties or damage caused by the earthquake. No tsunami warning has been declared.
Japan is located in a seismically active area known as the Ring of Fire and regularly experiences powerful earthquakes. The 2011 9.
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First published: Fri 03 December 2021. 09:17 IST