Magnitude 5.8 earthquake jolts Japan



The northeastern Miyagi state of Japan was struck with a magnitude-5.8 earthquake, Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) reported on Sunday.

The quake occurred at 09.29 local time (GMT0029) at a depth of 50 kilometers (31 miles), according to the agency.

Authorities did not issue a tsunami notice following the tremor.

*Writing by Ali Murat Alhas


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