Earthquake measuring 6.3 magnitude strikes off eastern Japan

Earthquake measuring 6.3 magnitude strikes off eastern Japan

There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

Oct 06, 2017, 13:54 PM IST

Strong 6.1 quake hits off Japan's east coast: USGS

A strong magnitude 6.1 quake hit off the east coast of Japan early Thursday but authorities did not issue a tsunami warning.

Sep 20, 2017, 23:34 PM IST

Powerful typhoon Chaba barrels toward Japan

Authorities issued storm and heavy rain warnings on Wednesday as powerful typhoon Chaba barrelled toward Japan, after it hit a South Korean resort island causing flight cancellations and flooding streets.

Oct 05, 2016, 10:18 AM IST

Typhoon Nangka kills at least two, wreaks havoc as crosses Japan

Typhoon Nangka barrelled across the western end of Japan`s largest main island on Friday, snarling transport, leaving at least two men dead and prompting authorities to advise nearly 100,000 people to evacuate.

Jul 17, 2015, 09:39 AM IST
Light ashfall points to volcano eruption in central Japan; no damage reports

Light ashfall points to volcano eruption in central Japan; no damage reports

A light scattering of ash pointed to an eruption of the most active volcano on Japan`s main island of Honshu, weather authorities said on Tuesday, warning against further eruptions, although no injuries or damage were reported.

Jun 16, 2015, 10:37 AM IST

Magnitude 6.8 earthquake hits off Japanese island of Honshu: USGS

A magnitude 6.8 earthquake hit off the main Japanese island of Honshu, the US Geological Survey said on Tuesday.

May 13, 2015, 03:05 AM IST

Typhoon Noul in Japan after deadly Philippines hit

Powerful Typhoon Noul crashed into the southern Japanese island chain of Okinawa Tuesday, after killing two people in the Philippines, bringing surging waves and howling winds as it headed towards the mainland.

May 12, 2015, 09:35 AM IST

Japan orders slaughter of 37,000 chickens in bird flu outbreak

Japan on Tuesday ordered the slaughter of some 37,000 chickens after the country`s third bird flu outbreak in less than a month, prompting Hong Kong to ban imports from the latest affected region.

Dec 30, 2014, 15:30 PM IST

Quake strikes 110 miles off east coast of Japan: USGS


Tokyo: An earthquake measuring 6.2 struck off the east coast of Japan`s main island of Honshu, the US Geological Survey reported on Saturday.

Oct 11, 2014, 08:57 AM IST

Strong earthquake, magnitude 5.6, shakes buildings in Japan

A strong earthquake measuring 5.6 on Richter Scale was reported to have jolted buildings in Japan near eastern Honshu region on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey informed.

Sep 16, 2014, 09:29 AM IST

Kyoto replaces Bangkok as `World`s Best City`

Kyoto, a city on Japan`s Honshu island, has been named the `World`s Best City`.

Aug 03, 2014, 16:54 PM IST

Japan lifts tsunami advisory following strong quake: Authorities

Japan lifted a tsunami advisory early Saturday after a minor wave was monitored along large areas of the country`s northeastern Pacific coast following a strong 6.8-magnitude earthquake, authorities said.

Jul 12, 2014, 03:07 AM IST

Japan issues Fukushima tsunami advisory after strong quake

Japan issued a tsunami advisory early Saturday after a strong 6.8-magnitude quake struck in the Pacific off Fukushima prefecture, authorities said.

Jul 12, 2014, 01:31 AM IST

Moderate 5.6 quake hits Japan`s north

A 5.6-magnitude earthquake struck northern Japan on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said, predicting low chances of any major damage being caused.

Jun 15, 2014, 03:14 AM IST

Tsunami hits Japan coast after powerful earthquake

Tsunami of up to 1 metre hits the coast of Japan after a powerful earthquake on Friday.

Oct 25, 2013, 23:23 PM IST

5.3-magnitude quake hits off Japan

A 5.3-magnitude earthquake jolted off the east coast of Honshu, Japan at 08:20:58 GMT, the US Geological Survey said.

May 20, 2012, 20:39 PM IST

Violent storm leaves four dead in Japan

A huge storm killed at least four
people in Japan.

Apr 04, 2012, 16:39 PM IST

Moderate quake shakes Japan`s Honshu: USGS

A moderate 5.9-magnitude earthquake
struck off the south coast of the main Japanese island of
Honshu, US geologists said on Tuesday, but no tsunami warning was

Aug 02, 2011, 10:31 AM IST

Japan hit by powerful aftershock: USGS

The 6.1-magnitude quake struck at 14:58 GMT Thursday, 276km east of Sendai.

May 06, 2011, 10:10 AM IST

Nine dead as typhoon brings floods, landslides to Japan

Nine people died and nine are missing in Japan as torrential rain triggered flash floods and landslides ahead of the arrival of Typhoon Etau, police and media reports said on Monday.

Aug 10, 2009, 11:58 AM IST

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