Tokyo: A magnitude 6.2 earthquake hit eastern Japan on Monday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.
The quake at 4.23 pm local time rocked the northern Tochigi Prefecture, reported Xinhua.
The quake in Japan did not generate a destructive tsunami, another report said.
The quake, however, shook buildings in Tokyo. According to Tokyo Electric Power Co, there were no reports of irregularities at its Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant or other nuclear facilities.
There were no immediate reports of damage or serious injuries.