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The national broadcaster NHK, citing local authorities, said 17 people were reported injured, some of them from falls.
The quake, at 5:18 a.m. local time, had an estimated magnitude of 6.2 and was centered 99 miles under the seabed near Oshima, an island south of Tokyo, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. It was felt across a wide area of Japan, with the strongest shaking registered in central Tokyo, the agency reported.
People ran down stairs in office buildings in Myanmar's largest city, Yangon, and severe shaking also was felt in Chiang Mai, Thailand's second-largest city. Window curtains briefly swayed in the Thai capital, Bangkok. No casualties were reported and only roads and buildings were damaged, said Anusorn Kaewkangwan, deputy director-general at the Interior Ministry.