An earthquake with magnitude 4.8 occurred near the Japanese capital

Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred in the south of Tokyo neighboring Ibaraki Prefecture, reported mmo Japan.

Hearth lies at a depth of 50 meters. Tremors were felt in 14 prefectures. In Tokyo, the first impulse was unusual — strictly vertical, followed by several weaker, horizontal.

No tsunami threat. Information about No damages.

In March last year, an earthquake of magnitude 9.0 caused a large tsunami that killed 19,000 people in the northeast of the country.

Scientists believe that the probability of an earthquake with an epicenter near Tokyo in the next four years is 70%.

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