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Japan lifts tsunami advisory following strong quake: Authorities

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 03:07

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.

Japan issues Fukushima tsunami advisory after strong quake

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 01:31

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

Moderate 5.6 quake hits Japan`s north

Last Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014, 03:14

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

Tsunami hits Japan coast after powerful earthquake

Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 23:23

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

5.3-magnitude quake hits off Japan

Last Updated: Sunday, May 20, 2012, 20:39

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

Violent storm leaves four dead in Japan

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 04, 2012, 16:39

A huge storm killed at least four people in Japan.

Moderate quake shakes Japan`s Honshu: USGS

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 02, 2011, 10:31

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 issued.

Japan hit by powerful aftershock: USGS

Last Updated: Friday, May 06, 2011, 10:10

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

Nine dead as typhoon brings floods, landslides to Japan

Last Updated: Monday, August 10, 2009, 11:58

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.