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Magnitude 5.8 earthquake strikes Japan's Ryukyu Islands

 Reuters / Dec 26, 2021, 14:22 IST

An earthquake of magnitude 5.8 struck the Ryukyu Islands in the far southwest of Japan on Sunday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said.

The quake was at a depth of 10 km (6.21 miles), the EMSC said. It later downgraded the magnitude to 5.4.
There were no immediate reports of any damage or casualties.