Magnitude 5.3 quake strikes Tokyo islands

A magnitude 5.3 earthquake struck Tokyo's Toshima Island on Monday at 4:42 p.m. Japan's weather agency says there is no threat of a tsunami.

The agency estimates the epicenter was off the coast of Niijima Island and Kozushima Island, and the focus was at a depth of 10 kilometers.

The earthquake registered lower 5 on the Japanese seismic scale of zero to 7 on the island of Toshima. Tremors were reported on Niijima Island with an intensity of 4. The quake measured a 3 in Makinohara City and Higashiizu Town. Less intense jolts struck nearby Kanto-Koshin regions, Shizuoka Prefecture, Aichi Prefecture and Gifu Prefecture.