Wednesday, August 20, 2008


TOKYO-An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.5 jolted Tokyo and its vicinity Wednesday afternoon, measuring 4 on the Japanese seismic intensity scale of 7 in Ibaraki Prefecture, the Japanese Meteorological Agency said.The 3:13 p.m. quake also measured 3 in Ibaraki, Tochigi, Saitama and Chiba prefectures as well as in Tokyo, according to the agency.
No tsunami warning was issued, and no damage has been reported so far.The focus of the quake was around 50 kilometers underground in southern Ibaraki Prefecture, according to the agency.
As in the days of Noah...

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