Olympic Games: 6.0-magnitude earthquake hits Japan, felt in Tokyo

This information was released by the Japan Meteorological Agency, which also monitors earthquakes; There is no danger of a tsunami

An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale hit the Ibaraki coast of Japan at about 5:30 a.m. local time on Tuesday (3).

The tremors, initially, did not cause serious damage, but were felt by athletes and journalists in Tokyo, where the 2021 Olympic Games are being held.

This information was released by the Japan Meteorological Agency, which also monitors earthquakes. The government company says there is no danger of a tsunami.

On average, as reported by the press in Tokyo, the tremors lasted between 20 seconds and 3 minutes, depending on the region.

The quake had begun 40 kilometers off the Japanese coast, according to the agency.

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