A 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit the Pacific Ocean and was felt in some areas in Japan on 30th May 2015.  

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Japanese soccer fans react to the earthquake as they watch a J-League match between the Shonan Bellmare and the Sanfrecce Hiroshima in Hiratsuka, south-west of Tokyo on Saturday. Photograph: Munehide Someya/AP

Areas such as Tokyo felt this as buildings shook due to the tremor of the earthquake.

A dozen people have reportedly been
injured at the coast of the country which borders with the pacific ocean But no deaths have been recorded.

Buildings swayed for about a minute in Tokyo on Saturday night as the quake struck at a remote spot in the Pacific Ocean 542 miles (874km) south of the capital, the US Geological Survey said.

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Tokyo felt tremor of earthquake

According to Tokyo fire department, 12 people were injured including a 56-year old man whose ribs were broken.

The quake struck off the Ogasawara islands at a depth of 370 miles (590 km), the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

During this quake the football match ongoing was suspended, people trapped as elevators came to a halt. Even trains were affected and the airport runway shut for about 30mins.

This is just a warning as Japan has been warned to stay alert and preventive measures applied quickly.  There has been no Tsunami alerts yet, but residents should take note and be cautious!!!