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Children from Fukushima release LED balls into the river by Tokyo’s historic landmark Nihonbashi Bridge, seen in the background, in Tokyo Thursday, July 14, 2011, at the opening ceremony of a centenary event of the stone bridge-building. The children participated in the event, praying for the quick recovery of northeastern Japan from the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, at the bridge, which was originally built in 1603, the starting points of Japan’s five main roads that connect Tokyo and other regions including Fukushima.
A moderate earthquake has been felt in Tokyo.

But the minor shaking caused no apparent damage and no tsunami.

The magnitude 5.5 quake hit at 9:01 p.m. Friday. The epicenter was about 70 kilometers (43 miles) north of Tokyo in southern Ibaraki prefecture. It was about 60 kilometers (37 miles) underground.

A magnitude 9.0 earthquake and tsunami on March 11 devastated Japan's northeast coast. Nearly 23,000 people are dead or missing in the disaster that also crippled a nuclear power plant.

Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Friday's quake was felt at the Fukushima Dai-ichi power plant but caused no further damage to it.

Source: The Associated Press