Strong earthquake shakes eastern Japan; no tsunami warning
TOKYO -- A strong earthquake shook Tokyo and other areas of eastern Japan on Friday, but no tsunami warning was issued. The magnitude 6.1 quake was centered off the east coast of Chiba Peninsula at a depth of 44.5 kilometers (28 miles), the U.S. Geological Survey said.
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Earthquake jolts eastern Japan, no tsunami warning, NHK reports
An earthquake shook eastern Japan with a magnitude of 6.2, according to public broadcaster NHK. The temblor shook buildings in Tokyo as well as the surrounding prefectures, according to local media. There was no tsunami warning following the quake,
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Edit. View history. Earthquakes M5.5+ around Japan (1900–2016) M7.0–7.9=163 EQs, M8.0+=14 EQs.  This is a list of earthquakes in Japan with either a magnitude greater than or equal to 7.0 or which caused significant damage or casualties. As indicated below, magnitude is measured on the Richter magnitude scale ( ML) or the moment ...