01 Jan '12, 7am

Powerful quake of 7.0 magnitude rocks Tokyo region on New Year's Day

Powerful quake of 7.0 magnitude rocks Tokyo region on New Year's Day

TOKYO - A major 7.0-magnitude earthquake rocked Tokyo Sunday as Emperor Akihito led Japan's New Year celebrations by urging people to work together in rebuilding the nation from March's quake-tsunami disaster. The tremor struck at 2:28pm (0528 GMT, 3.28 pm Singapore time) with its focus deep at about 370 kilometres (230 miles), Japan's Meteorological Agency said. The US Geological Survey put the depth at 348 kilometres. Its epicentre was located near Torishima, a northwestern Pacific island about 560 kilometres south of Tokyo. There were no immediate reports of damage or injury and no tsunami warning was issued. The mid-afternoon quake swayed buildings in Tokyo and surrounding areas but it did not disrupt the final of the Emperor's Cup football tournament under way at the National Stadium. "Some people, who were walking, did not seem to notice the quake," a spokesman for T...

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