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Low intensity earthquake rattles Okinawa

Date Posted: 2007-09-08

Dishes rattled and pictures vibrated on walls early Friday as an earthquake struck Okinawa.
The low intensity earthquake, says the Japan Meteorological Agency, registered 3 on the 7-point scale used by Japan. No casualties or property damage were reported by Okinawa Prefectural Police. The 2:41 a.m. quake centered on Yonaguni Island, southwest of Okinawa’s main island.
The tremor registered 6.5 on the Richter Scale used by most of the world. The earthquake triggered no tsunami warning. Yonaguni is Okinawa’s closest link to Taiwan

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