Japan hit by quake again

TOKYO - An earthquake measuring 5.8 hit Japan back on Saturday (16/04/2011) morning local time. The earthquake information delivered to U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported, earthquake tremors shook high-rise buildings in the city of Tokyo.

USGS reported the quake's epicenter occurred about 83 kilometers from downtown Tokyo at a depth of 20 kilometers. Meanwhile, the operator Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) said the tremor was not damaging and endangering the crew and rescue workers in the area of ​​nuclear reactor that suffered major damage from the earthquake and tsunami late last March.

Until this news was revealed, there were no reports of damage or casualties. The Japan Meteorological Agency (Japan Meteorological Agency) himself stated, the strength of the earthquake on Saturday has reached 5.9 and occurred at a depth of 70 kilometers.