Magnitude 6.2 quake jolts Japan, no tsunami warning

By REUTERS
February 25, 2013 09:51




TOKYO - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 jolted eastern Japan on Monday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, adding that no tsunami warning had been issued.

The quake shook buildings in Tokyo, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. Tokyo Electric Power Co said there were not reports of irregularities at its Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in northeastern Japan or at its other nuclear facilities.

The quake, at 4:23 p.m., was centered in Tochigi prefecture about 120 km from Tokyo at a depth of 10 km.


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