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Expert “Inflation of the volcanic edifice has been observed in Mt. Fuji since 311/ Stocking 300 years of energy”

A specially appointed professor of Musashino Gakuin University, Shimamura warns about the possibility of Mt. Fuji’s eruption. He states neighboring volcanos erupted within 4 years after the internationally historical 6

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M5.3 hit south offshore Chiba

Following up this article.. 2 quakes over M5.5 occurred twice around Fukushima offshore [URL]   Another major earthquake hit the Pacific side of Japan again. At 2:42 of 6/17/2014 (JST),

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2 quakes over M5.5 occurred twice around Fukushima offshore

2 major quakes happened around Fukushima offshore early in the morning of 6/16/2014, according to Japan Meteorological Agency.   At 3:19AM of 6/16/2014 (JST), M5.6 hit Ibaraki prefecture offshore. The

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M4.9 hit Kanto region again / Maximum seismic intensity 4

  M4.9 hit Kanto region at 8:35 AM on 5/13/2014 (JST). The epicenter was North West part of Chiba prefecture. The depth was 80km. However the maximum seismic intensity was

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M6.2 hit Kanto region / Scale 5- in Tokyo 23 wards

M6.2 hit Kanto region at 5:18AM of 5/5/2014 (JST) according to Japan Meteorological Agency.   The epicenter was near Izu-ohshima, south offshore of Kanto area. The depth was 160km. The

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Unusual number of “deep-sea fish” caught dead 2km offshore of Kochi

    105 bodies of deep-sea fish “Photonectes” (10~25cm long) were caught in the Pacific on 4/22/2014.   The ecology of this fish is not even well-known. Among 105 bodies,

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M4.9 Fukushima offshore / Tepco reported the quake in Fukushima plant was fortunately 1/6 “slower” than Daini

M4.9 hit Fukushima offshore at 18:16 of 4/13/2014 (JST) according to Japan Meteorological Agency. The maximum seismic intensity was 4 in Naraha machi. The depth of epicenter was 60km.  

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Two M4 quakes hit Kanto region within only 2 minutes on 4/10/2014

Two M4 class of the earthquakes hit Kanto region within only 2 minutes on 4/10/2014, according to Japan Meteorological Agency.   The first one occurred at 13:17 (JST), magnitude was

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M5.4 hit South part of Japan on 3/26/2014 / Possible aftershock not recorded by Meteorological Agency for some reason

M5.4 hit South part of Japan, according to Japan Meteorological Agency. It occurred at 17:50 3/26/2014 (JST). The epicenter was Satsunan shoto islands. It was only 10km deep. The maximum

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M6.1 hit Western Japan / Seismic scale 5+ in Ehime

At 2:07 of 3/14/2014 (JST), M6.1 hit Western Japan, according to Japan Meteorological Agency. The epicenter was Iyo-nada. The depth was 80km. The maximum seismic scale was 5+ in Ehime.