Quake shakes Japan`s Fukushima, no tsunami alert

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 shook Japan`s Fukushima prefecture early on Friday.

Updated: Aug 12, 2011, 10:22 AM IST

Tokyo: An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 shook Japan`s Fukushima prefecture early on Friday, public broadcaster NHK reported, but it said that no tsunami alert had been issued.

NHK also said that there were no reports of damage. Tokyo Electric Power Co Inc reported that there had been no damage to nuclear reactors in the region.

PTI