Undersea 6.2 magnitude quake strikes off northeast Japan

SYDNEY Mon Oct 1, 2012 6:55pm EDT

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SYDNEY (Reuters) - A 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck off the northeastern coast of Japan on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

The quake was centered 96 km (60 miles) east-northeast off Miyako at a depth of 9.7 km (6.0 miles).

The was no immediate tsunami warning issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center

(Reporting by John Mair; Editing by Michael Perry)

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