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Published: Friday April 18, 2014 MYT 7:20:02 AM
Updated: Friday April 18, 2014 MYT 7:21:22 AM

Tokyo area hit by magnitude 4.7 earthquake

TOKYO (Reuters) - An earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 4.7 shook eastern Japan, including the capital Tokyo, on Friday morning, but there was no threat of a tsunami and no immediate reports of damage, public broadcaster NHK reported.

The earthquake was centred northeast of Tokyo.

(Reporting by Dominic Lau; Editing by Michael Perry)

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