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.

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.

5.7 quake hits NE Japan: USGS

A 5.7-magnitude quake hit off the coast of northeast Japan today, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage.

5.4-magnitude quake hits eastern Japan

A shallow 5.4-magnitude earthquake hit eastern Japan Tuesday, rocking buildings in Tokyo but there were no reports of any damage, seismologists said.

Magnitude 5.7 earthquake hits eastern Japan: USGS

A 5.7-magnitude earthquake hit eastern Japan Tuesday morning, seismologists reported.

7.3 magnitude earthquake hits Japan, tsunami warning lifted

An earthquake of magnitude 7.3 struck on Friday off Japan`s east coast, the US Geological Survey said, triggering small tsunamis but causing no apparent damage.

6.1 magnitude earthquake strikes Japan, no tsunami warning

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake reportedly struck Honshu island on Saturday but no tsunami warning was issued.

6.1 earthquake hits off Japan`s coast: USGS

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the south coast of Japan`s main Honshu island on Sunday, the United States Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued.

Help still needed in quake-hit regions: Japan PM

Shinzo Abe addressed his country on the two-year anniversary of the devastating earthquake and tsunami, saying there is still help needed to eliminate the consequences of the natural calamity.

Fukushima quake `heard at edge of space`

The great Tohoku earthquake that struck Japan in 2011, triggering a powerful tsunami that killed more than 16000 people, was so massive that its effects were even felt at the edge of space.

Japan quake effects felt in space

The magnitude-9 earthquake in Japan two years ago was so big that its effects were even felt in space.

Magnitude 7.3 quake jolts Japan, tsunami warning lifted

At least five people were injured in Miyagi after the quake.

Strong quake shakes northern Japan; no damage seen

A strong earthquake shook northern Japan, causing small tidal changes on its Pacific coastline but no damage or injury was reported.

Seafloor can impact height of Tsunami waves

The height of a tsunami wave when it approaches a coastline is influenced greatly by the topography of the seafloor near the coast.

Japan marks 1 year since quake, tsunami disaster

A year after earthquake hit Japan`s northeast coast, the country is still grappling with the human, economic and political costs.

Natural disasters make 2011 costliest year

Natural disasters cost the global economy 380 billion dollars last year, making it the costliest year ever recorded.

TIMELINE: Japan intervenes to tame yen

Japan intervened in currency markets on Thursday to curb the yen's gains that officials fear threatened to derail the economy's recovery from a slump triggered by a massive earthquake in March.

Strong quake jolts northeast Japan, no tsunami

Earthquakes are common in Japan, one of the world`s most seismically active areas.

`Quake, not tsunami, damaged Japan’s nuke plant facilities`

The revelation may call for a review of preparedness against quakes in Japan.

Japan`s PM says sorry for nuke crisis

Naoto Kan is fighting criticism over his handling of the aftermath of March 11 quake and tsunami.

Strong quake shakes buildings in Japan’s capital

The tremor did not disrupt the emergency crews working to cool reactors.

Japan police scour nuclear zone for tsunami bodies

Worries also lingered over the impact of radioactive spills on marine life.

`Japan exaggerating nuclear crisis`

Russia`s nuclear chief said Japan may be seeking to reduce liabilities of insurance companies.

Japan ready to stop pumping radioactive water into sea

Toshiba Corp has proposed a 10-year plan to decommission four reactors.

Japan minister visits stricken nuclear plant

Japan`s industry minister donned full protective gear for his brief trip.

Japan to pump radioactive water into sea until Sunday

Japan`s neighbors sound increasingly alarmed over the risk of radiation.

Japan races to find tsunami dead despite radiation

A tsunami-pummelled coast has been largely off-limits due to a nuclear plant.

Hillary to visit quake-hit Japan: Report

Hillary Clinton assures that US will be with Japan "every step of the way".

Japan focuses on hydrogen build-up after nuclear leak

Japan pumped nitrogen gas into a crippled nuclear reactor on Thursday.

Japan stops nuclear plant leak; crisis far from over

Still 11,500 tons of contaminated water needs to be pumped back into ocean.