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Strong 5.6 earthquake reported in Tokyo

Strong 5.6 earthquake reported in Tokyo

An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale shook buildings in Tokyo late Monday night.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake was centered at about two kilometers west/northwest of Iwai, Japan, and hit at about 11:28 p.m. ET. The agency reported the temblor registered a 5.6.

Reuters sent out a headline at about 11:30 p.m. ET saying the quake shook buildings in Tokyo.

Bullet train services in the area of Shinkansen were partially suspended after the quake but resumed, Agence France-Presse Tokyo tweeted.

There were no reports of injuries, but The Weather Channel reported it was receiving word of minor damage.

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