M 5.5 Quake Shakes Japan – 14 December 2013

RT logoA magnitude 5.5 earthquake was reported off the eastern coast of Japan’s Chiba prefecture not far from Tokyo. The tremors shook buildings in the capital, witnesses report.

No tsunami warning was issued and no immediate damage reports were available.

The quake epicenter was just 11 kilometers from the prefecture’s capital Asahi and 90 kilometers from Tokyo, USGS reported. It hit at an estimated depth of 36 km.

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