Breaking: 6.2 Earthquake Hits Southern Japan [VIDEO]

Andrew Clark | Press and Journal.co.uk

An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale has hit Japan.

The quake struck approximately seven miles from Kumamoto, southern Japan.

The quake hit at 9:26 p.m. (1226 GMT) and was centered in the Kumamoto prefecture.

The U.S. Geological Survey have said the quake was 23 kilometers (14 miles) deep

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