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Earthquake jolts eastern Japan, felt in Tokyo

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.4 jolted eastern Japan on Wednesday, public broadcaster NHK said.

world Updated: Aug 18, 2011 13:39 IST
Reuters

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.4 jolted eastern Japan on Wednesday, public broadcaster NHK said.

The quake, which struck at 9:23am (0023 GMT), was also felt in Tokyo.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage and no tsunami warning was issued, NHK said.

First Published: Aug 17, 2011 08:19 IST