Moderate quake in Ryukyu archipelago

KUALA LUMPUR, A magnitude 5.0 earthquake occurred in the Ryukyu archipelago, Japan, at 3.14 pm today.

The Malaysian Meteorological Department in a statement here said the epicentre was 163 km east of Naha, Japan and the temblor occurred at a depth of 71 km.

The quake did not pose any tsunami threat, the statement added.

Source: BERNAMA (News Agency)