An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.7 struck off Chiba Prefecture on Saturday evening at the same time as a powerful typhoon was lashing the Kanto region.
According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, the epicenter was at a depth of 80 kilometers. It measured a 4 on the seismic intensity scale of a maximum 7. The quake struck at 6:22 p.m.
The agency said no tsunami warning was issued© Japan Today