5.5 magnitude earthquake hits Japan

Published: Nov 28, 2015, 11:22 IST | IANS

An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale hit Hokkaido prefecture of Japan on Saturday, the country's meteorological agency said

Tokyo: An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale hit Hokkaido prefecture of Japan on Saturday, the country's meteorological agency said.

The temblor, having a depth of 80 km in the Pacific off the Nemuro peninsula, occurred at 11.51 a.m. No damage was reported and no tsunami warning was issued after the tremor, Xinhua cited the agency as saying.

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