An earthquake of magnitude 5.4 occurred in Japan. The epicenter lies at a depth of 37 km and was located just 6km from the nearest town and 40 km from Tokyo.
- 6.0 km (3.7 mi) W of Iwai, Japan
- 6.0 km (3.7 mi) SSE of Sakai, Japan
- 9.0 km (5.6 mi) E of Sugito, Japan
- 10.0 km (6.2 mi) NE of Kasukabe, Japan
- 41.0 km (25.5 mi) NNE of Tokyo, Japan
Tremors to five points was felt in 14 prefectures, including the prefectures of Ibaraki, Chiba, Kanagawa, Tochigi and Tokyo.