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Strong earthquake jolts north Japan

(Xinhua)

21:06, November 24, 2011

TOKYO, Nov. 24 (Xinhua) -- A magnitude 6.1 earthquake jolted north Japan's Urakawa Oki at 7:25 p.m. local time, according to Japan Meteorological Agency.

The epicenter was initially measured to be at 41.7 degree north latitude and 142.8 degree east longitude, with a depth of 30 km.

No tsunami alert was issued and no injuries were reported so far.

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