Earthquake shakes parts of Tokyo before Trump arrival

Earthquake shakes parts of Tokyo before Trump arrival
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An earthquake hit Japan on Saturday shortly before President TrumpDonald John TrumpDemocratic senator rips Trump's 'let them fight' remarks: 'Enough is enough' Warren warns Facebook may help reelect Trump 'and profit off of it' Trump touts Turkey cease-fire: 'Sometimes you have to let them fight' MORE arrived for his 4-day state visit, CNN reported.

The epicenter of the magnitude 5 earthquake was in Chiba, around 48 miles east of Tokyo, according to the country’s metrological agency.

Chiba is close to where Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are scheduled to play golf on Sunday.


The quake could be felt in Tokyo and caused buildings to shake, according to local media, but there is reportedly no visible damage and no threat of a tsunami.

Trump's plane landed just before 5 p.m. local time at the Haneda Airport, with the president and first lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpMelania Trump breaks ground on new White House tennis pavilion Overnight Health Care — Presented by Coalition Against Surprise Medical Billing — Buttigieg unveils aggressive plan to lower drug prices | Supreme Court abortion case poses major test for Trump picks | Trump takes heat from right over vaping crackdown Kroger to stop sales of e-cigarettes at stores MORE greeted by multiple U.S. and Japanese officials on the tarmac, according to White House pool reports.

The president then headed to a reception with more than two dozen Japanese business leaders at the U.S. ambassador’s house.

Trump is also scheduled to attend a sumo tournament on Sunday after golf.

He is expected to offer a branded trophy, roughly 54 inches tall and weighing at least 60 pounds, to the champion.