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Tokyo Jolted by Second Moderate Quake In a Week November 22, 2013
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A 5.5 magnitude quake rocked Tokyo skyscrapers and halted rail service briefly when it struck just 30 miles east of the Japanese capital on Saturday evening.

The Japan Meteorological Agency said the quake was centered beneath Chiba prefecture, which neighbors Tokyo, at a depth of 39 miles. It occurred at 8:44 p.m. local time.

There were no reports of damage or injuries due to the second such quake to strike near the capital within a week.

It also occurred three weeks after a major 7.3 magnitude temblor created small tsunamis that washed up on Japan's northeastern coast.