An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 struck off Fukushima Prefecture on Friday afternoon. The quake, which occurred at 12:52 p.m., jolted parts of Ibaraki Prefecture, where it measured 4, as well as Fukushima, Saitama and Tochigi where it measured 3, the Japan Meteorological Agency reported. In Tokyo, Chiba, Gunma and Miyagi, it measured 2. No tsunami warning was issued.
The agency said the epicenter was at a depth of 20 kilometers off the Fukushima coast.© Japan Today