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Japan Earthquake Shakes Tokyo, but No Damage, No Tsunami

By    |   Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 06:23 AM

There was no tsunami and no reports of serious damage after a 5.6 magnitude earthquake shook buildings in Tokyo and other parts of eastern Japan on Tuesday.

Reuters reported Japan's Meteorological Agency as saying the earthquake was centered in Ibaraki Prefecture, just northeast of Tokyo. The depth of the earthquake was 50 km and there was no risk of a tsunami, it added.

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Japan Atomic Power Co and Tokyo Electric Power Co reported no irregularities at their three nuclear plants in eastern Japan.

A Japan Atomic official said there have been no irregularities at the 1.1-gigawatt Tokai Daini plant, which has been shut since March 2011.

A Tepco spokeswoman said there has been no irregularities at the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear plant, wrecked by the March 2011 quake and tsunami, and Fukushima-Daini plant, which has been shut since March 2011.

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There was no tsunami and no reports of serious damage after a 5.6 magnitude earthquake shook buildings in Tokyo and other parts of eastern Japan on Tuesday.
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