TOKYO >> A magnitude-6.2 earthquake struck off the east coast of Japan early Saturday, but no damage or casualties were reported.
The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake hit 7.5 miles from Onagawa near Sendai at 11:42 a.m. HST Friday. No tsunami warning was issued.
The temblor’s epicenter was at a depth of 28 miles, the USGS reported.
Japan, which sits along the Pacific “Ring of Fire,” is one of the world’s most earthquake-prone countries.