Earthquake hits Kanto region

A moderately strong earthquake struck the Kanto region on Sunday, registering 4 on the Japanese seismic intensity scale of 7 in Ibaraki Prefecture, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

The quake with an estimated magnitude of 5.4 occurred around 3.55 p.m. off Ibaraki Prefecture.

There was no tsunami warning issued as a result of the quake.