Japan: Earthquake shakes buildings in Tokyo

Tokyo - There were no immediate reports of damage and there was no tsunami warning issued.



By Reuters

Published: Tue 16 Mar 2021, 9:40 AM

An earthquake of preliminary magnitude of 4.8 struck in central Japan’s Ibaraki prefecture north of Tokyo at 4:56am local time (1956 GMT), according to public broadcaster NHK, briefly shaking buildings in the Japanese capital.

There were no immediate reports of damage and there was no tsunami warning issued, the broadcaster said.


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