Tokyo, December 12: A 5.0-magnitude earthquake took place on Sunday in the eastern Japanese prefecture of Ibaraki, which is to the northeast of Tokyo, there is no risk of a tsunami, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

The earthquake was registered at 12:31 p.m. local time (3:31 GMT), with its epicenter located at a depth of 31 miles, according to the agency.

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The agency's map shows that quakes with a magnitude up to 3.0 were felt in various Tokyo districts.

There has been no information regarding casualties or damage at the moment.

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