An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 hit Fukushima and Miyagi prefectures on Tuesday, but there was no danger of a tsunami, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.
The quake struck at 4:49 p.m. at a depth of about 50 kilometers off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture, the agency said. It registered a low 5 on the Japanese seismic intensity scale of 7 in Fukushima and Miyagi prefectures.
The quake was also felt in Tokyo.
No reports of injuries were received, the National Police Agency said.© Japan Today