Earthquake Jolts Eastern Japan’s Chiba

May 16, 2018 Updated: June 23, 2019

TOKYO–An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.3 hit eastern Japan on Thursday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

The epicenter of the quake was off the coast of Chiba prefecture, the agency said, adding that a tsunami warning had not been issued.

There were no immediate reports of damage.

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