5.8-magnitude quake strikes off Japan's Chiba Prefecture, no tsunami warning issued

2021-03-28 01:05:42 GMT2021-03-28 09:05:42(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

TOKYO, March 28 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 on Sunday struck off Japan's Chiba Prefecture, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).

The temblor occurred at around 9:27 a.m. local time, with its epicenter at a latitude of 33.7 degrees north and a longitude of 140.5 degrees east, and at depth of 50 km.

The quake logged 3 in some parts of Chiba Prefecture on the Japanese seismic intensity scale which peaks at 7.

So far no tsunami warning has been issued. Enditem