Magnitude 6.1 quake shakes Japan's capital

By Elaine Lies and Hideyuki Sano
Updated October 7 2021 - 3:22pm, first published 2:05pm
Passengers waited outside the entrance of a railway station after an earthquake shook Tokyo.

A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.1 has jolted Tokyo and surrounding areas, stopping train lines and causing sporadic power cuts, but there were no reports of major damage, Japan's public broadcaster says.

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