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M4.9 quake hits eastern Japan

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An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.9 hit parts of eastern Japan on Monday afternoon. However, there were no reports of injury or damage to any buildings.

There was no tsunami alert following the quake which struck at 1:23 p.m., the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

The quake measured a 4 in the northern part of Ibaraki Prefecture and in the southern area of Tochigi Prefecture, and northern Saitama Prefecture, Fuji TV reported. In many of Tokyo’s 23 wards, it measured a 3.

The quake struck at a depth of 50 kilometers in southern Ibaraki Prefecture, the meteorological agency said.

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A nice little rattle & roll for Coming Of Age Day!!

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Hope everyone is safe and Okay!

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I was driving in northern Chiba and didn't even notice it.

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I was out walking around the rice fields in northern Chiba near my place & did feel it  :)

Watched the hydro lines do a little dance as well

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Yiipes!!!! Need to stock on vital supplies.

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Quite a nasty jolt here in southern Ibaraki. Given how sudden it was, I thought that it would be a shallow earthquake, so I was surprised when I saw how deep it was.

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@Hercolobus

quick ,go buy all the instant noodles.... ( i am being ironic)

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