6.3 earthquake rattles Japan
An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.3 has rattled northern Japan.
The Japan Meteorological Agency said there was no danger of a tsunami after the quake and no damage was immediately reported.
The quake occurred off the coast of the northern main island of Hokkaido at a depth of 6.2 miles.
Japan is one of the world's most earthquake-prone countries. In 1995, a magnitude-7.2 quake in the western port city of Kobe killed 6,400 people.