Strong earthquake hits Japan, killing one, injuring 13

TOKYO: A strong earthquake struck central Japan on Friday afternoon, killing at least one person and injuring 13 others, but no tsunami warning was issued. The US Geological Survey said a 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck Ishikawa Prefecture off the west coast of Japan’s main island of Honshu. The Japan Meteorological Agency measured the quake at magnitude 6.5 and said it was centered at a depth of about 12 kilometers (7.5 mi).