Earthquake rattles Kumamoto Prefecture town

Baku, January 26, AZERTAC

A magnitude 4.4 earthquake jolted Kumamoto Prefecture on Saturday afternoon, but no tsunami warning was issued, the Meteorological Agency said, according to Japantimes.

The temblor, which struck at 2:16 p.m., occurred at a depth of around 10 kilometers, with the town of Nagomi registering a lower 5 on the Japanese earthquake intensity scale of 7, according to the agency.

Local authorities said no injuries had been reported as of 2:30 p.m. the same day.

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