6.1 quake hits south of stricken Japan nuclear plant

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Japan Earthquake
Osaka, Mar 19: Japan which is already reeling under earthquake and nuclear crisis that appeared to be spinning out of control by threatening neighboring nations, on Saturday, Mar 19 comes another temblor to spin Japanese heads around

A strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake today rattled Japan's Ibaraki Prefecture south of the stricken Fukushima No 1 nuclear plant, the country's meteorological agency said, but no tsunami warning was issued.

The quake shook buildings in Tokyo, but no damage was immediately reported, public broadcaster NHK said, adding that flights at the capital's Narita Airport were temporarily suspended for safety checks.

AFP

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