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Urgent: 5.3-magnitude earthquake rocks Japan's Chiba prefecture

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

TOKYO, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.3 rocked Japan's Chiba prefecture at 1:15 p.m. local time, Japan Meteorological Agency said Friday.