Strong quake strikes northern Japan

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by KING 5 News

WHAS11.com

Posted on February 2, 2013 at 12:08 PM

A strong earthquake struck just offshore of Japan's northern island of Hokkaido early Saturday.

The quake had a reported magnitude of 6.9 and the U.S. Geological Survey says it struck just 9 miles southwest of the city of Obihiro.

No word on damage or injuries.  KING 5 is following this breaking story and we will have more details as soon as they are available.

 

 

 

 

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