Strong earthquake hits Japan

(VOVworld) - An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale has struck off Kanto region, including Tokyo in the eastern Japanese coast on Monday.

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Earthquake in southern Ibaraki prefecture, 41 kilometers northeast of Tokyo (Photo by: RT)

No tsunami warning was issued. Japanese Meteorological Agency said it happened at 9:23 p.m. local time, about 40 kilometers underground, in southern Ibaraki prefecture, 41 kilometers northeast of Tokyo. Eastern areas of Japan also experienced tremors. No damage or injuries were reported.

Last week, a strong earthquake stroke southeastern Japan area, killing 50 people.

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