22 September 2021,   00:50
Japan hit by 6.2-magnitude tremor

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake has hit off Fukushima in Japan. It was also felt in the capital Tokyo, some 250km away.

The epicentre of the earthquake, which struck at 7.23pm local time, was off the coast of Fukushima prefecture and measured at a depth of 50km, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

There were no were immediate reports of damage, and no tsunami alert was issued.