Strong earthquake shakes downtown Tokyo; another strikes Thailand
May 2014 – TOKYO, JAPAN– A magnitude 6.0earthquake struck early Monday morning about 60 miles south of Tokyo. The quake, which occurred at 5:18 a.m., local time, was felt across the highly populated Greater Tokyo Area. Widespread shaking was reported; however, there have been no reports of major damage in the region. Initial reports indicate that 17 people suffered injuries during the quake, mainly from falling caused by the quake, according to Associated Press. Many trains were delayed following the quake, while some speed restrictions were temporally placed on expressways in the affected areas. No tsunami was reported following the earthquake along the Japan coastline, and no warnings were issued.
A national broadcaster out of Japan stated that this was the strongest earthquake felt in Tokyo since the deadly 9.0 quake that caused a massive tsunami in March 2011. No damage or abnormalities were reported at the Fukushima…
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