World News

Earthquake Sways Buildings in Tokyo

Japan's metrological agency reports that an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 has hit north of Tokyo, causing buildings in the capital city to sway for upwards of 30 seconds.

The agency said the quake hit at 4:23 p.m. (0723 UTC) Monday in the northern part of Tochigi prefecture, about 120 kilometers from Tokyo.

The quake struck at a depth of about 10 kilometers. The agency said no damage or injuries were reported and there was no tsunami warning issued.

Featured Story

FILE - Vendors sit outside a shop selling clothes in Hanoi, Oct. 3, 2014.

Foreigners Bullish on Vietnam, But Want Economic Reforms

Investment is pouring into the country, but analysts say Vietnam must follow through on promised overhaul of banks and state firms More