The Japan Meteorological Agency reported an earthquake with the magnitude of 6.9 shook Tokyo and surrounding areas on Sunday.

The earthquake caused houses and cars to shake in the city at 7:56 p.m. local time.

The U.S. Geological Survey says it measured the quake at magnitude 7.1, while the Japan Meteorological Agency put it slightly lower.

No damage was immediately reported by national television networks.

The quake originated 211 miles under the sea off Tokaido, rattling Tokyo and Miyagi, Fukushima, Ibaraki, Tochigi, Saitama and Chiba prefectures, Kyodo News reported.

Japan is one of the world's most earthquake-prone countries with around 20 percent of the world's most powerful earthquakes.

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