Magnitude 6.1 quake shakes Tokyo area; no tsunami danger

TOKYO (AP) – A powerful earthquake registering a preliminary 6.1 magnitude has shaken the Tokyo area, but officials say there is no danger of a tsunami.

The Meteorological Agency says the quake was centered in Chiba prefecture, just east of Tokyo, at a depth of 80 kilometers (48 miles).

It caused buildings to sway but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.