Source: Reuters, September 8, 2017
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.3 hit northern Japan on Friday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.
The epicenter of the 10:26 p.m. (1326 GMT) earthquake was in Akita Prefecture.
“This earthquake poses no tsunami risk,” the agency said on its website.
There were no immediate reports of damage, said public broadcaster NHK.