An earthquake of magnitude 5.2 occurred in southwest Japan in Kagoshima Prefecture, the Chief Meteorological Administration reported.
The epicenter of the earthquake was in Kagoshima Bay, the focus – at a depth of 10 kilometers. In Kagoshima Prefecture, shocks were recorded up to 5 points on a seven-point Japanese scale. In addition, the inhabitants of four other prefectures could feel the earthquake.
There is no threat of a tsunami. There is no information about the injured or destruction.