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Moderate earthquake shakes Tokyo

A moderate 4.8-magnitude earthquake rattled the Tokyo region this morning, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. There were no immediate reports of damage.

world Updated: Sep 21, 2008 11:39 IST

A moderate 4.8-magnitude earthquake rattled the Tokyo region Sunday Morning, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. There were no immediate reports of damage.

The tremor struck at 7:17 am (0347 IST) in Chiba prefecture, east of the Japanese capital, at a depth of 80 kilometres, the agency said, noting that there was no risk of a tsunami.

The earthquake could be felt in the heart of the capital.