6.1 quake strikes north of Japan’s Okinawa

The quake occurred off Okinawa, Japan. (Reuters pic)

SINGAPORE: An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck north of Japan’s islands of Okinawa on Saturday, the United States Geological Survey said.

There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties from the quake, which hit at a depth of 257 km, about 346 km north of Naha, the capital of the prefecture.