Shanghai, Aug 14: An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 on the Richter scale jolted Japan on Tuesday. The tremors were felt in Chiba Prefecture and nearby areas. There was no report of any injury or casualty. Also Read - COVID-19 pandemic: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Lifts State of Emergency

On August 7, an earthquake measuring magnitude 5.6 struck off the east coast of Japan. It was centred 243km east of Ofunato city. Also Read - Earthquake Strikes Manipur, Tremors Felt in Parts of Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram



Earlier on Monday, a 5.0 magnitude quake had struck China leaving 18 people injured. Also Read - Japan Lifts COVID-19 State of Emergency For 3 Prefectures