Earthquake in southwestern Japan causes no apparent damage

Japan Meteorological Agency earthquake expert Masaki Nakamura speaks about an earthquake hitting southwestern Japan, at the agency in Tokyo, Friday, May 10, 2019. A magnitude 6.3 earthquake has shaken part of southwestern Japan but appeared to cause no damage. (Kyodo News via AP)

TOKYO — A magnitude 6.3 earthquake has shaken part of southwestern Japan but appeared to cause no damage.

The Japan Meteorological Agency issued no tsunami warning though it said there might be slight sea level changes.

The quake Friday morning struck just outside Miyazaki, a city of 400,000 people that's the capital of Miyazaki prefecture.

The agency reported no damage. The epicenter was 23 kilometers (14 miles) deep.

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