5.0 quake shakes Tokyo, no tsunami warning issued

October 14, 2006 03:02


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A quake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.0 quake shook Tokyo and its vicinity Saturday morning, the Meteorological Agency said. The quake struck at 6:38 a.m. (2138 GMT Friday) and was centered off the coast of Chiba, the agency said in a statement. Chiba is 33 kilometers (21 miles) east of Tokyo. There were no danger of tsunami, it said. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage from the quake.

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