M5.8 quake strikes off Chiba, jolting Kanto region
An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 struck off the coast of Chiba Prefecture on Tuesday night. The Japan Meteorological Agency said the epicenter was 30 kilometers deep.
The quake, which struck at 9:27 p.m., registered 3 in Saitama and Chiba prefectures, 3 in Tokyo and 2 in Ibaraki Prefecture.
The agency said there is no danger of a tsunami.