By Tim Korso
November 10, 2021
The earthquake’s epicentre is estimated to be 9.65 kilometres below sea-level, but the US warning system says that there is no threat of a tsunami at the moment.
A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake was registered by both the US Geological Survey (USGS) and the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) southeast of the Ryukyu Islands, Japan at 15:45 UTC. Its epicentre is located around 186 kilometres away from the city of Hirara, located on one of the islands.