Magnitude 6.2 earthquake strikes east of Tokyo: Meteorological agency

A few weeks ago, a quake of a similar magnitude struck the country, killing one person and injuring 13 others

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Published: Fri 26 May 2023, 2:31 PM

Last updated: Fri 26 May 2023, 2:41 PM

An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 was recorded off Japan's Chiba prefecture today at 7.03pm (2.03pm, UAE time).

The country's meteorological agency said the tremor was detected a depth of 50 kilometres off the eastern part of Chiba, jolting nearby areas including Tokyo.


No tsunami warning has been issued, according to the authorities.

A few weeks ago, a quake of a similar magnitude struck Ishikawa prefecture — killing one person and injuring 13 others.



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