Earthquake Hits Kagoshima Prefecture Saturday Morning

The Yomiuri Shimbun

A magnitude 5.0 quake jolted Kagoshima Prefecture and nearby prefectures at around 5:50 a.m. on Saturday, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency. No tsunami alert was issued.

The epicenter was in Osumi area in the prefecture and at a depth of 110 kilometers.

A 4 on the Japanese seismic intensity scale of 7 was observed in Soo and Osaki in the prefecture.