Strong 6.8 magnitude earthquake hits off Japan’s coast; no tsunami danger reported

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TOKYO — Strong offshore earthquake registering magnitude 6.8 hits northern Japan, no danger of tsunami.

According to the U.S. Geological survey, the quake struck near the east coast of Honshu shortly after 2:00 p.m. Tuesday.

The National Tsunami Warning Center said a tsunami was NOT expected for the west coast of the United States.

Stay with Q13 FOX for updates on this breaking news.

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