Quake jolts Japan, no problem reported at N-plant

TOKYO - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 struck Fukushima prefecture in northeastern Japan on Thursday around 7:05 p.m. (1005 GMT), the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

By (Reuters)

Published: Thu 29 Sep 2011, 4:27 PM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 2:07 AM

There were no reports of abnormalities due to the quake at Tokyo Electric Power’s crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, a spokeswoman for the utility said.

The focus of the tremor was off the coast of Fukushima prefecture, about 240 km (150 miles) northeast of Tokyo, the meteorological agency said.

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