Tokyo area hit by magnitude 4.7 earthquake

by Reuters
Thursday, 17 April 2014 23:10 GMT

TOKYO, April 18 (Reuters) - An earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 4.7 shook eastern Japan, including the capital Tokyo, on Friday morning, but there was no threat of a tsunami and no immediate reports of damage, public broadcaster NHK reported.

The earthquake was centred northeast of Tokyo. (Reporting by Dominic Lau; Editing by Michael Perry)

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