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5.8-magnitude quake jolts Fukushima, northeast Japan

English.news.cn   2014-06-16 05:29:00

TOKYO, June 16 (Xinhua) -- A 5.8-magnitude quake jolted Fukushima Prefecture in northeast Japan Monday at around 5:14 local time with tremor being felt in the country's capital, Tokyo.

The epicenter was initially detected at 37.1 degree of north latitude and 141.2 degree of east longitude, with a depth of 50 kilometers.

The quake was registered at level four at Japan's seismic intensity scale of 7 in some parts of Fukushima, Miyagi and Ibaraki prefectures.

No tsunami warnings were issued and no immediate reports on damage and injuries.

Editor: Mu Xuequan
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