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 - Earthquake of 3.6 Magnitude Jolts Assam Once Again

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 of Magnitude 3.3 Hits Assam: National Center for Seismology

Earlier on Monday, a 5.0 magnitude quake had struck China leaving 18 people injured. Also Read - 3.3 Magnitude Earthquake Jolts Assam's Sonitpur, 7th Tremor Within a Day