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Powerful quake strikes off Japan; no tsunami warning

TOKYO (AP) A powerful and extremely deep earthquake struck near remote Japanese islands and shook most of the country Saturday evening, but officials said there was no threat of a tsunami, and no injuries or damage were immediately reported. The magnitude-8. 5 offshore quake struck off the Ogasawara islands at a depth of 590 kilometers (370 miles), Japan's Meteorological Agency said. The U. S. Geological Survey said the quake had a magnitude of 7. 8 and a depth of 678 kilometers (421 miles)...

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