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

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.

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!!!