Magnitude 4.6 Earthquake Hits Chiba Prefecture

The Japan News

A magnitude 4.6 earthquake with an epicenter off the east coast of Chiba Prefecture struck at around 12:27 p.m. Tuesday. According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, the seismic intensity on the Japanese scale was 3 in Chonan, 2 in Ichinomiya, in Chiba Prefecture. No tsunami is expected from this earthquake.