Magnitude 5.6 quake jolts northeastern Japan: NHK

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Posted: Oct 09, 2011 11:08 PM
Magnitude 5.6 quake jolts northeastern Japan: NHK

TOKYO (Reuters) - A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 jolted northeastern Japan on Monday, public broadcaster NHK said. The quake, at 11:46 a.m. (10:46 p.m. ET), was also felt in Tokyo.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage and no tsunami warning was issued.

(Reporting by Chikafumi Hodo)