Tokyo: 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,
Tokyo: Japan issued a tsunami advisory early Saturday after a strong 6.8-magnitude quake struck in the Pacific off Fukushima prefecture, authorities said.
The Japan Meteorological Agency said
Tokyo: A 5.7-magnitude quake hit off the coast of northeast Japan today, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage.
The earthquake struck at 7:42 am (2242 GMT Friday)
Tokyo: A shallow 5.4-magnitude earthquake hit eastern Japan Tuesday, rocking buildings in Tokyo but there were no reports of any damage, seismologists said.
The quake hit at 10:03 am (0103 GMT)
Tokyo: A 5.7-magnitude earthquake hit eastern Japan Tuesday morning, seismologists reported.
The quake struck at around 04:10 am local time (0040 IST) off the eastern Honshu coastline, 25
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Tokyo: The tsunami warning was lifted on Saturday after a 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit Japan`s east coast early today. The small tsunami, triggered by the earthquake, did not
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Tokyo: A 6.1 magnitude earthquake reportedly struck Honshu island on Saturday but no tsunami warning was issued.
No damage to life or property has been reported so far, as
Tokyo: 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.
Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister 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
London: 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
London: The magnitude-9 earthquake in Japan two years ago was so big that its effects were even felt in space, the BBC reported Sunday.
Scientists say the March 11, 2011 tremor sent a ripple
Tokyo: An earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale Friday jolted the east coast of Honshu Island, leading to a tsunami warning for the coastal areas which was later lifted in Miyagi
Tokyo: A strong earthquake shook northern Japan on Wednesday evening, causing small tidal changes on its Pacific coastline but no damage or injury was reported.
Several towns issued evacuation
Washington: The height of a tsunami wave when it approaches a coastline is influenced greatly by the topography of the seafloor near the coast, a new study has revealed.
The topography also
Ofunato: With a minute of silence, prayers and anti-nuclear rallies, Japan marks on Sunday the first anniversary of an earthquake and tsunami that killed thousands and set off a radiation crisis
London: Natural disasters cost the global economy 380 billion dollars last year, making it the costliest year ever recorded.
One of the world’s biggest reinsurance companies, Munich Re, has
Tokyo: A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.4 jolted northeast Japan on Sunday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. The quake, at 3:54 am local time on Saturday, was also felt
Tokyo: Data taken at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant suggest that plant’s key facilities might have been damaged by the March 11 quake itself rather than tsunami-caused power loss
Tokyo: Japan`s Prime Minister, fighting criticism at home over his handling of the aftermath of last month`s massive earthquake and tsunami, says he deeply regrets the crisis at a radiation-
Tokyo: A strong earthquake of magnitude 5.8 hit central Japan on Saturday morning, according to the US Geological Survey.
The quake, which shook buildings in Tokyo, struck at 11:19 am (0219
Tokyo: Police began searching on Thursday for tsunami victims in a 10-kilometre (six-mile) zone around Japan`s crippled Fukushima atomic plant where frantic efforts continued to contain a nuclear
Sanya: Japanese authorities may be exaggerating the scope of the country`s nuclear disaster to reduce the liabilities of insurance companies, Russia`s nuclear chief said on Wednesday.
Tokyo: Japanese engineers hope to stop pumping radioactive water into the sea on Sunday and start moving more highly contaminated water out of a crippled nuclear reactor - a key step in gaining
Tokyo: Japan`s industry minister on Saturday met workers battling to cool overheating reactor cores and plug radioactive leaks in the first government visit to the country`s tsunami-crippled
Tokyo: Japan will pump radioactive water into the sea from a crippled nuclear plant until Sunday, a day later than previously planned, its nuclear safety agency said.
The announcement came a
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