M5.4 quake hits Japan's Ibaraki Prefecture

M5.4 quake hits Japan
# 31 December 2013 04:56 (UTC +04:00)

Baku-APA. A quake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale hit Japan's Ibaraki Prefecture at 10:03 a.m. local time Tuesday, according to Japan's Meteorological Agency, APA reports quoting Xinhua.

The epicenter was initially detected at 36.7 degree north latitude and 140.7 degree east longitude, with a depth of 10 km.

No tsunami alert was issued and no immediate injuries and damage reported.

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