Strong quakes hit across eastern Japan — M5.8 in Chiba was 5- of 7 on intensity scale — M5.6 in Iwate within last hour (MAPS)

Published: April 29th, 2012 at 12:25 pm ET
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Title: Strong quake jolts northeastern Chiba Pref.
Source: Kyodo
Date: 19:46 29 April

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.8 jolted Chiba Prefecture and its vicinity Sunday evening, measuring lower 5 on the Japanese seismic intensity scale of 7 near its epicenter in the northeastern part of the prefecture east of Tokyo, the weather agency said.

Published: April 29th, 2012 at 12:25 pm ET
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