5.2 magnitude quake hits Japan's Chiba prefecture

| Updated: Jul 19, 2016 18:07 IST

Tokyo, July 19 (ANI): An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter Scale struck Japan's eastern Chiba Prefecture on Tuesday morning. Initially, the 12.57 p.m. quake registered 4 on the Japanese seismic scale which peaks at 7 in eastern Japan's Chiba prefecture, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. The epicenter of the quake was placed at Latitude of 35.4 degrees north and Longitude of 140.4 degrees east and occurred at depth of 30 kilometers, said the agency. Tokyo felt the impact of the tremor, as also the Japanese prefectures of Kanagawa and Ibaraki. So far, no major damage or injuries were reported and no tsunami warning was issued. (ANI with inputs)