5.4-magnitude quake hits Ryukyu Islands, Japan

2013-01-05 04:49:49 GMT2013-01-05 12:49:49(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

HONG KONG, Jan.5 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale jolted Ryukyu Islands, Japan at 04:11:53 GMT on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The epicenter, with a depth of 39.10 km, was initially determined to be at 28.7359 degrees north latitude and 128.5802 degrees east longitude.

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