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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

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5 quakes hit Osaka bay within 16 hours

5 quakes occurred in Osaka bay only within 16 hours, according to Japan Meteorological Agency. It started with M2.6 at 13:47 of 8/25/2014 (JST). The second one occurred only 3

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M4.3 South Ibaraki / Reader “Very short, felt like something exploded underground”

An earthquake of M4.3 occurred in Southern part of Ibaraki prefecture at 17:27 of 8/24/2014 (JST), according to Japan Meteorological Agency. The maximum seismic intensity was 3 in Tokyo. One

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10 quakes within 10 hours in Izu-ohshima island / Epicenter “Very shallow”

According to Japan Meteorological Agency, 10 earthquakes occurred in Izu-ohshima island only within 10 hours on 7/28/2014. Izu-ohshima island is located approx. 110km in the south of Tokyo.   The

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Volcanic activity increased in Mt. Kusatsu-Shirane / Traffic restriction on National Route 292

Volcanic earthquakes rapidly increased in Mt. Kusatsu-Shirane in Gunma prefecture. It was 4 times on 7/21/2014, but increased to 11 times on 7/22, 50 times on 7/23, and 148 times

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M4.6 hit Hamadori Fukushima / Seismic intensity 4

According to Japan Meteorological Agency, an earthquake of M4.6 hit Hamadori, Fukushima, where Fukushima nuclear plant is located nearby. It occurred at 17:24 7/16/2014 (JST), the depth of epicenter was

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Fukushima citizen posted “Tsunami seawall in Fukushima prefecture is only sandbags” – Photo

Photo : Fukushima seawall posted by a local citizen   Related to this article.. Tepco “No abnormality was reported after M6.8″ / No details are announced yet [URL]   On 7/12/2014,

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Tepco “No abnormality was reported after M6.8″ / No details are announced yet

At 4:22 7/12/2014 (JST), a strong earthquake of M6.8 occurred Fukushima offshore. According to Japan Meteorological Agency, about 40 mins after the earthquake, a low level of Tsunami was observed