Magnitude 6.7 quake hits off Okinawa, Japan

Reuters News
Posted: Mar 02, 2014 3:42 PM

(Reuters) - A magnitude 6.7 quake struck off Okinawa, Japan, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Sunday, but no tsunami was expected.

The USGS said the quake was centered 89 miles north-northwest of Naha, Okinawa, at a depth of almost 70 miles.

A tsunami was not expected, the National Weather Service's Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

(Editing by Peter Cooney)