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Fukushima city government donated 10,000 bottles of their tap water to Kumamoto city

On 4/18/2016, Fukushima city Waterworks Bureau donated 10,000 bottles of their tap water to Kumamoto city. Kumamoto city is one of the main disaster areas of 2016 Kumamoto earthquakes. Fukushima

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M6.1 hit western Japan / JMA “Connection with a potential great earthquake is not known”

According to JMA (Japan Meteorological Agency), M6.1 occurred offshore Mie prefecture at 11:39 of 4/1/2016 (JST). It affected the large area of mid-western Japan. The maximum seismic intensity was 4.

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Kanto area still has as double earthquakes as before 311

Prof. Toda from Tohoku university reported that Kanto area still has earthquakes as double frequently as before 311. From his research, in large area to surround Tokyo bay, the frequency

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8 quakes hit Tokara islands within an hour on 3rd Feb

According to JMA (Japan Meteorological Agency), 8 earthquakes happened near Tokara islands within only 1 hour on 2/3/2016. Tokara islands are South West offshore of the main land of Japan.

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M5.7 occurred Iwate offshore

According to JMA (Japan Meteorological Agency), M5.7 happened offshore Iwate prefecture at 14:32 of 2/2/2016 (JST). The depth of epicenter was 20km. Maximum seismic intensity was 4. The maximum seismic

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M4.2 occurred Fukushima offshore

According to JMA (Japan Meteorological Agency), M4.2 hit Fukushima offshore at 2:13 AM of 1/25/2016 (JST). The maximum seismic intensity was 4. The depth of epicenter was 30km. 2 hours

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9 earthquakes occurred offshore of Amami Oshima island within 4 hours

According to JMA (Japan Meteorological Agency), 9 earthquakes hit offshore of Amami Oshima island only from the night of 1/9/2016 to the next day.   The first quake happened at

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5 quakes occurred in Tokyo bay within only 1 hour

According to JMA (Japan Meteorological Agency), 5 earthquakes happened in Tokyo bay on 12/26/2015. All of them occurred from 22:12 to 23:21 (JST). The maximum magnitude was 3.4 The depth

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5 quakes repeatedly occurring within 4 hours in the center of Tottori prefecture

According to JMA (Japan Meteorological Agency), 5 earthquakes repeatedly occurred within 4 hours in the center of Tottori prefecture. The occurring time and magnitude are as follows. All of these

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[Photo] Reactor 1 could have been severely collapsed if M4.8 occurred 6 hours earlier on 11/19

Tepco’s decommissioning attempt could have collapsed the crippled Reactor 1 on 11/19/2015. This is not largely recognized by the mass media.   According to Tepco, they started removing the minor