5.1 earthquake hits north of Tokyo

Japanese government agency said there were no immediate reports of damage.

5.1 earthquake hits north of Tokyo
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 shook northern Japan on Saturday, a Japanese government agency said, but there were no immediate reports of damage.

The quake, at 4:49 p.m. (0749 GMT), was centred under the sea off Ibaraki prefecture, just north of the capital, Tokyo, where it was also felt.

TV pictures showed lamp posts shaking but there were no reports of injuries or damage.

Reuters
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