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Volcanic island in South of Tokyo increasing volcanic ash

Following up this article.. Expert “New volcanic island may have a massive explosion” [URL]   On 3/26/2015, the Maritime Safety Agency announced the new volcanic island in South of Tokyo keeps

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M6.1 hit North East Japan offshore again / No updates of Fukushima plant situation by Tepco

Following up this article.. Another M5.7 hit North East Japan offshore again [URL]   M6.1 hit North East Japan offshore at 13:25 of 2/20/2015 (JST) again. Epicenter was Sanriku offshore,

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Another M5.7 hit North East Japan offshore again

Following up this article.. Strong quakes successively hit North East Japan / Tepco publishing no reports on Fukushima plant status [URL]   Another major quake occurred North East Japan offshore

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Strong quakes successively hit North East Japan / Tepco publishing no reports on Fukushima plant status

On 2/17/2015, multiple major quakes hit North East Japan. The first one occurred at 8:06 JST, magnitude was 6.9. Epicenter was “Sanriku offshore”, depth was 10km. Japan meteorological agency announced Tsunami

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Whale and approx. 100 dolphins seen in the Inland Sea of Japan / Maritime Safety Agency “Extremely rare”

A whale and a large flock of dolphins were found in the Inland Sea of Japan by the local fishers. About 13:30 of 1/25/2015, local fishers found a humpback whale approx.

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M5.4 hit Eastern part of Hokkaido

A major earthquake hit the eastern part of Hokkaido at 3:42 of 1/9/2015 (JST) according to Japan Meteorological Agency. The magnitude was 5.4. The depth of epicenter was 120km. The

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Kagoshima local meteorological observatory announced Sakurajima has inflation of the volcanic edifice

On 1/6/2015, Kagoshima local meteorological observatory announced Sakurajima is having the inflation of the volcanic edifice. According to the local meteorological observatory, the crater is stuck with volcanic ash. Clinometers

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Diastrophism under Lake Biwa is ongoing

Diastrophism is ongoing under Lake Biwa, from the research of prof. Kumagai of Ritsumeikan university. 5 years ago Kumagai’s researching group found out the sediment is blown up with bubbles

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Perceptible earthquake hit Japan for 2,045 times in 2014

According to Japan Meteorological Agency, perceptible earthquake happened for 2,045 times in Japan from 1/1/2014 to 12/30/2014. It was 1,790 times at average in 10 years to end in 2010. The

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M5.8 hit Fukushima offshore / 2 more major quakes in close area

A major earthquake hit Fukushima offshore at 18:30 of 12/20/2014 (JST) according to Japan Meteorological Agency. Magnitude was 5.8. The depth of epicenter was 40km. The maximum seismic intensity was