6.2 magnitude earthquake hits Bonin Islands, Japan
The temblor, which occurred at 3.55 a.m. (Beijing time) had a depth of 512.4 km. Its epicentre was initially determined to be at 28.3536 degrees north latitude and 138.864 degrees east longitude, Xinhua reported.
There were no immediate reports of casualties. The US National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration has not issued a tsunami warning following the quake.