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Magnitude 5.9 quake hits Japan's Kanto region

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Last Updated: April 16, 2011, 09:23 IST

Magnitude 5.9 quake hits Japan's Kanto region

The quake, which occurred at 11:19 am (0219 GMT) with its focus in Tochiigi prefecture.

Tokyo: A magnitude 5.9 earthquake jolted Japan's Kanto region on Saturday, said the Japan Meteorological Agency.

The quake, which occurred at 11:19 am (0219 GMT) with its focus in Tochiigi prefecture, was strongly felt in Tokyo, Xinhua reported.

There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage to properties.

No tsunami warning was issued.

first published:April 16, 2011, 09:23 IST
last updated:April 16, 2011, 09:23 IST