Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Magnitude 6.3 Quake Hits Japan

An earthquake measuring a magnitude of 6.3 on the Richter scale has hit east of Tokyo with no fear of triggering another tsunami.

The quake hit at 8:08 a.m. Tuesday (2308 GMT Monday) off the coast of Chiba prefecture, just east of Tokyo, Japan's Meteorological Agency said, adding there was no chance of a tsunami.

There was no immediate report of any damage to life or property due to quake which hit the prefecture and its vicinity at 8.08 a.m. (local time).'


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