5.7 magnitude quake hits Kyushu region of Japan, no casualties reported

Tokyo: An earthquake of magnitude 5.7 jolted Japan’s Kyushu island on Saturday, US Geological Survey said. The quake hit around 20:32:32 (local time) at a depth of 28.3km.

According to the data by USGS, the epicenter was monitored at 31.322 degrees north latitude and 131.457 degrees east longitude. No casualties have been reported so far.

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Kyushu is the southwesternmost of Japan`s main islands with a subtropical climate, mostly. The region is majorly known for its active volcanoes, beaches, and natural hot springs.