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Magnitude 6.1 earthquake near Japan's Honshu - USGS
June 5, 2012 / 7:52 PM / 6 years ago

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake near Japan's Honshu - USGS

LONDON (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck 120 miles (194 km) southeast of Mito off Japan’s main Honshu island at 20:31 p.m. British time on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

The quake was very shallow, at a depth of 6.2 miles, the USGS said.

Editing by Michael Roddy

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