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.
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.
The epicentre of the quake was placed 110 miles northeast of Hachinohe, according to the USGS website.
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.
Kyoto, a city on Japan`s Honshu island, has been named the `World`s Best City`.
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 issued a tsunami advisory early Saturday after a strong 6.8-magnitude quake struck in the Pacific off Fukushima prefecture, authorities said.
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 of up to 1 metre hits the coast of Japan after a powerful earthquake on Friday.
A 5.3-magnitude earthquake jolted off the east coast of Honshu, Japan at 08:20:58 GMT, the US Geological Survey said.
A huge storm killed at least four
people in Japan.
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
The 6.1-magnitude quake struck at 14:58 GMT Thursday, 276km east of Sendai.
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.
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