6.3-magnitude earthquake strikes near south coast of Japan's Honshu

The estimated population of the area where the earthquake was felt is 30 million inhabitants, with no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
The estimated population of the area where the earthquake was felt is 30 million inhabitants, with no immediate reports of damage or injuries.PHOTO: USGS

TOKYO (REUTERS) - An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck near the south coast of Japan's island of Honshu early on Sunday (July 28), the European earthquake monitoring service EMSC reported.

The estimated population of the area where the earthquake was felt is 30 million inhabitants, EMSC said.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.