Earthquake Jolts Eastern Japan’s Chiba

Reuters
By Reuters
May 16, 2018World News
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Earthquake Jolts Eastern Japan’s Chiba
5.3 earthquake rattles eastern Japan on April 17. (USGS)

TOKYO–An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.3 hit eastern Japan on Thursday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

The epicenter of the quake was off the coast of Chiba prefecture, the agency said, adding that a tsunami warning had not been issued.

There were no immediate reports of damage.

 

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