An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale shook Japan ’s capital city Tokyo at 1:26 AM, local time, on May 29.

The epicenter was 80 kilometres inland in the northwestern prefecture of Chiba at latitude 35.8 degrees north and longitude 140.1 degrees east.

Although powerful tremors reached Tokyo , especially the prefectures of Taito, Sumida, Koto and Shibuya, there are no reports of casualties so far.-VNA