ISLAMABAD - A spokesman of the foreign ministry Friday said that the ministry was in contact with its embassy in Tokyo, which had confirmed that all of its Pakistani officials were safe. The Pakistani community in the Tokyo is reportedly safe, Spokesperson Tehmina Janjua said in a statement. She said that embassy was trying to get in touch with Pakistanis closer to the area most affected by the earthquake and the tsunami in the North East of Japan. Telephonic contact with the North East is currently not fully operational, she added. The Tokyo Embassy can be contacted at the following numbers by Pakistanis stranded in the earthquake/tsunami affected area: Deputy Head of Mission, Imtiaz Ahmed, 0081-8035195307; Counsellor Syed Ali Asad Gilani, 0081-8042014849. Meanwhiel, Pakistan has expressed solidarity with the Japanese government and its people on the tragic earthquake that hit the country on Friday. President Asif Ali Zardari said that he was deeply shocked over the loss of lives and wide scale damages caused by the earthquake and the subsequent tsunami. In a message to the Emperor of Japan Akihito, Zardari said that the government and people of Pakistan stood with the Japanese people in total solidarity and support in this time of great trial. He said Pakistan stood ready to provide any assistance to help its Japanese friends overcome the impact of the enormous natural calamity. Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani in a message to his Japanese counterpart Naoto Kan said that the government and people of Pakistan stood in full solidarity with the Japanese people and government at this hour of grief and tragedy. We are deeply disturbed and shocked to hear about the loss of life and devastation caused by the terrible earthquake and tsunami. APP adds:?There is no threat to the Pakistani coast due to earthquake that triggered tsunami in Japan on Friday morning, said the Meteorological Department. Based on historical data, earthquakes of such magnitude have potential to generate regional tsunami. However, it is not known that a tsunami has been generated as yet, said a statement issued by the local office of seismology section of the Meteorological Department. Meanwhile, a light earthquake of magnitude 4.8 jolted northwest Pakistan on Friday but there were no immediate reports of casualties, an official said. The quake struck at 4:32 pm with its epicentre in the Hindu Kush mountain range, chief meteorologist Mohammad Riaz told AFP. Tremors were felt in several cities in the northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtu-nkhwa and its capital, Peshawar, he said. The small quake hit a few hours after a devastating 8.9-magnitude earthquake hit Japan on Friday and triggered tsunami alerts across the Pacific ocean.