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Fukushima prefectural government warned volcanic gas density jumped up over double in Mt. Azumasan

On 4/30/2015, Fukushima prefectural government announced they measured the excessive density of volcanic gas in Mt. Azumasan and closed the road to this mountain. Sendai Regional Headquarters of Japan Meteorological

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M6.8 in Yonagunijima island / 5 aftershocks within 1.5 days

According to Japan Meteorological Agency, a major earthquake occurred offshore Yonagunijima island around 11:00 of 4/20/2015 (JST). The magnitude was 6.8. 6 minutes later, another quake (M5.2) occurred in the

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Most of the inspected dolphins had lungs in ischaemia state as “entirely white”

Following up this article.. [Photo] 160 dolphins went aground in Ibaraki / Same as 1 week before 311 [URL]   According to National Science Museum, most of the inspected 17 dolphins had

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[Photo] 160 dolphins went aground in Ibaraki / Same as 1 week before 311

Around 6AM of 4/10/2015, several local residents reported to the Maritime Safety Agency and fire house that approx. 160 dolphins went aground for a few km in Ibaraki. It was the

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Mt. Tokachidake had over 130 volcanic earthquakes right under the crater on 4/4/2015 / More than ever

On 4/5/2015, Sapporo District Meteorological Observatory announced they observed the significant increase of volcanic earthquakes of Mt. Tokachidake. Mt. Tokachidake is situated in the middle of Hokkaido of Japan. According to Sapporo

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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.