Breaking: Magnitude 6.5 earthquake hits southeast of Tokyo, Japan
By Martin Millete | Sep 23, 2016 12:10 AM EDT
A magnitude 6.5 earthquake hit an area southeast of Tokyo on Friday morning, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency.
Originating from a depth of 10 km according to the US Geological Survey (USGS), the powerful quake occurred just 230 km from Tokyo Bay, lining Japan's capital region that includes other large cities such as Chiba, Kawasaki and Yokohama.
The rest of Japan also felt tremors as a result of the quake. Prefectures surrounding Tokyo such as Kanagawa, Ibaraki, Miyagi and Fukushima were shook.
More details on the earthquake to follow after further updates.
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