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Earthquake of 5.9 magnitude jolts Japan

2023 May 01, 12:18, Katsuren-haebaru [Indonesia]
Graphic shows large earthquake logo over broken earth and Richter scale reading

An earthquake of magnitude 5.9 on the Richter scale struck 79 km East Southeast of Katsuren-haebaru, Japan on Monday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported.

The earthquake occurred at 08:52:09 (UTC+05:30) and hit Katsuren-haebaru, Japan at a depth of 10.8 km, the USGS informed.

The earthquake's epicentre was 26.008°N and 128.584°E, respectively.

No casualties have been reported yet. Further details are awaited.


Katsuren-haebaru Japan earthquake USGS
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