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M5.3 hit Fukushima offshore again / Gravitational acceleration reported significantly smaller in Daiichi plant

A major earthquake hit Fukushima offshore at 10:51 11/20/2014 (JST). Magnitude was 5.3, the maximum seismic intensity was 4. The depth of epicenter was 40km.   Tepco reported the horizontal

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Earthquakes suddenly increased all around in Japan on 11/12/2014

Unusual number of the earthquakes occurred all around in Japan, according to Japan Meteorological Agency. The epicenters were from Fukushima to Kunashiri-to island. From 0:00 to 20:08, 9 earthquakes happened

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Volcano erupted in the central Japan / Over 10 people cardiopulmonary arrest, still 43 missing

Photo : A climber’s post on Twitter just less than a minute before the eruption. This is the mountain top of the volcano, and this person has not updated Twitter.

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M5.0 class quakes hit Fukushima offshore twice within 45 mins

Two major quakes occurred Fukushima offshore with only 45 minutes interval. At 21:45 of 9/24/2014 (JST), M5.0 hit Fukushima offshore. The maximum seismic intensity was 4. At 22:35 (JST), M5.2

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60% of surveyed area had land subsidence in Chiba / Double as last year and the reason not identified

60% of surveyed area in 2013 had land subsidence in Chiba prefecture. It was 2040 km2, which is nearly as double as 2012. Chiba prefectural government states the land subsidence

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M5.6 hit South part of Ibaraki / Entire Kanto area shaken

M5.6 occurred in South part of Ibaraki at 12:28 9/16/2014 (JST), according to Japan Meteorological Agency. The depth of epicenter was 50km. The entire Kanto area, even a part of

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19 quakes continuously hit Northern part of Tochigi within less than 24 hours

19 séismes dans le nord de Tochigi en moins de 24 heures   Article lié : 6 séismes en 50 mins au Nord de Tochigi après un M5,2 19 séismes

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6 quakes hit Northern part of Tochigi within 50 mins after M5.2

M5.2 occurred in North part of Tochigi prefecture at 16:24, 9/3/2014 (JST). 5 aftershocks around M2.6 continuously happened within 50 minutes. The epicenter was the same.   Japan Meteorological Agency

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6 intense quakes hit Hyuga-Nada within 5 hours / The western end of Nankai Trough

According to Japan Meteorological Agency, 6 intense quakes hit Hyuga-nada within only 5 hours on 8/29/2014. It started at 1:34 of 8/29/2014 (JST). Magnitude was 4.3. The last one occurred

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M5.0 earthquake hit Fukushima offshore

M5.0 hit Fukushima offshore at 16:35 of 8/29/2014 (JST), according to Japan Meteorological Agency. The maximum seismic intensity in Fukushima prefecture was 3.  At this moment, the plant status hasn’t