Japan earthquake: 6.2 magnitude quake hits west of country - The Independent

A powerful earthquake with a suspected magnitude of 6.6 has shaken western Japan, injuring seven people -– one seriously. The Meteorological Agency said the earthquake occurred Friday at 2:10 p.m. (0510 GMT) in Japan's western prefecture of Tottori, ...

Strong quake in western Japan knocks out power, injures 7 - U.S. News & World Report

This aerial photo shows fallen tomb stones scattered at a cemetery following an earthquake in Kurayoshi, Tottori prefecture, western Japan, Friday, Oct. 21, 2016. A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 struck western Japan on Friday, ...

Magnitude 6.6 quake jolts western Japan, no tsunami warning or immediate damage - Daily News & Analysis

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 shook western Japan on Friday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, adding that a tsunami warning was not issued. There were no immediate reports of injuries or major damage and no irregularities at ...

Powerful Earthquake Shakes Western Japan - Voice of America

A powerful earthquake has hit western Japan. The 6.6-magnitude quake with a shallow depth of 10 kilometers struck Tottori, a prefecture on the Sea of Japan, Friday afternoon. The earthquake's severe shaking caused a power outage to tens of thousands of ...

Multiple injured after 6.6-magnitude earthquake, aftershocks hit Tottori prefecture in western Japan - Belarus News (BelTA)

TOKYO, 21 October (BelTA - Xinhua) - Multiple people were reportedly injured after an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 and a number of aftershocks rocked Tottori prefecture and other areas in western Japan Friday. The major temblor at 14 ...

6.2 magnitude earthquake hits western Japan: USGS - Economic Times

TOKYO: A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit western Japan today, the US Geological Survey said, but there was no tsunami risk. The quake, at a shallow depth of 10 kilometres, struck shortly after 2:00 pm (0500 GMT) in Tottori prefecture. Initially ...

6.6-magnitute earthquake rocks Tottori prefecture in western Japan - Astro Awani

The earthquake logged 6 minus on the Japanese seismic intensity scale which peaks at 7 in Tottori prefecture and some other areas. - Filepic. TOKYO: An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 rocked Japan's Tottori prefecture at 14:07 local time ...

6.2-magnitude earthquake hits Japan - CNN

Tokyo (CNN) A preliminary 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck Japan on Friday, according to the US Geological Survey. The quake, which was 6.3 kilometers in depth, hit near Kurayoshi city to the west of Osaka, the USGS said. Almost 80,000 households ...

Powerful earthquake in western Japan, 7 injured - CTV News

TOKYO - A powerful earthquake in western Japan knocked loose roof tiles, toppled store shelves and caused power outages Friday afternoon, but apparently caused no widespread damage. At least seven people were injured, one seriously. The Japan ...

6.6 magnitude earthquake in western Japan - India Live Today

Tokyo,Oct21: Reports of a 6.6 magnitude earthquake that shook western Japan in Tottori prefecture has been reported by Japan Meteorological Agency , adding that a tsunami warning was not issued. The epicenter of the earthquake was in Tottori prefecture.

Powerful Earthquake Shakes Western Japan - The Chosun Ilbo

The 6.6-magnitude quake with a shallow depth of 10 km struck Tottori, a prefecture on the Sea of Japan, Friday afternoon. Houses damaged by an earthquake are seen in Kurayoshi, Tottori prefecture, Japan in this photo released by Kyoto on Oct. 21, 2016.

Earthquake hits western Japan, causing power cuts - The Straits Times

Gravestones damaged by the earthquake in Kurayoshi, Tottori prefecture. The quake was felt as far away as Kyoto and Osaka. There was no tsunami threat, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency.PHOTO: REUTERS. Published. 10 hours ago.

Powerful magnitude 6.2 earthquake jolts western Japan - The Weather Network

Friday, October 21, 2016, 4:40 PM - A preliminary 6.2 magnitude earthquake jolted western Japan Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey reports. The quake hit near Kurayoshi city just after 2 p.m. local time with a depth of 6.3 km. A series of weaker ...

Tottori quake apparently occurred along previously unknown fault - Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- The powerful earthquake that rattled central Tottori Prefecture on Friday originated directly below the area, just like what happened in this year's Kumamoto quakes. According to the Meteorological Agency, Friday's quake in western Japan ...

Damaging Japan earthquake strikes between two recent large shocks - Temblor

Today's M=6.2 earthquake lies 25 km east of where the 2000 Mw=6.2 Tottori shock (which struck on a north-oriented left-lateral strike-slip fault), and 30 km west of the 1943 Mw=7.2-7.4 Tottori quake (which struck on one or more east-oriented right ...

Powerful magnitude 6.6 earthquake jolts western Japan - The Weather Network

Friday, October 21, 2016, 2:13 - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 shook western Japan on Friday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, adding that a tsunami warning was not issued.

Magnitude 6.6 Earthquake hit Japan - WDTV

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No deaths reported after earthquake hits Honshu, Japan - Digital Journal

A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 shook parts of western Honshu, Japan early Friday afternoon, damaging homes and some roads and cutting power to 77,000 people. The Japan Meteorological Agency says the earthquake ...

Raw: Powerful Earthquake Rocks Western Japan - Olean Times Herald

A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 struck western Japan on Friday, but there was no risk of tsunami. (Oct. 21). Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress. Get updates and more Breaking News here: ...

Japan hit by by 6.6 magnitude earthquake - Arirang News

A magnitude 6.6 earthquake shook Tottori prefecture, in western Japan today causing blackouts and temporarily bringing public transportation to a standstill. The quake occurred at around 2:07 PM and was followed by a series of aftershocks. The Japan ...