March 15, 2011
TOKYO – A STRONG quake was felt late on Tuesday in Tokyo, shaking buildings in Japan’s capital four days after a massive tremor sparked a devastating tsunami that ravaged the country’s north-east coast.
The Japan Meteorological Agency put the magnitude of the quake at 6.0.
The epicentre was located in Shizuoka prefecture, about 120km south-west of the capital, and near Mount Fuji, which is prone to earthquakes.
The quake occured at a relatively shallow depth of 10km.