Minor quake hits off southern island of Jeju

A minor earthquake hit off the southern island of Jeju on Monday, with no damage expected from the tremor in the region, the state weather agency said. The 2.0 magnitude quake occurred at 6:47 p.m. in waters about 51 kilometers off the east of Seogwipo, the southern city on the resort island, the Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) said. The epicenter was at a depth of 20 km. The quake is not expected to cause any damage, the KMA said. Source: Yonhap News Agency