March 2, 2014 / 8:43 PM / in 4 years

Magnitude 6.7 quake hits off Okinawa, Japan

(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

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