Strong quakes hit across eastern Japan — M5.8 in Chiba was 5- of 7 on intensity scale — M5.6 in Iwate within last hour (MAPS)
April 29th, 2012
Title: Strong quake jolts northeastern Chiba Pref.
Date: 19:46 29 April
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.8 jolted Chiba Prefecture and its vicinity Sunday evening, measuring lower 5 on the Japanese seismic intensity scale of 7 near its epicenter in the northeastern part of the prefecture east of Tokyo, the weather agency said.