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11 earthquakes continuously occurred for 5 days in Kushiro area of Hokkaido

According to Japan Meteorological Agency, 11 quakes have been observed in Kushiro area of Hokkaido since 6/3/2015.   The first one happened at 20:39 of 6/3/2015 (JST). It is followed by

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The bottom of the sea rising up in Hokkaido / Land showed up overnight

In Shiretoko peninsula of Hokkaido, the bottom of the sea has been rising since 4/24/2015. It’s the coastal line of Rausu town. According to a local resident, she noticed 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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M5.4 hit Eastern part of Hokkaido

A major earthquake hit the eastern part of Hokkaido at 3:42 of 1/9/2015 (JST) according to Japan Meteorological Agency. The magnitude was 5.4. The depth of epicenter was 120km. The

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Approx. 100 t of sardines washed ashore in Pacific coastal area of Hokkaido again – Photos

Related to this article.. Numerous sardines washed ashore in Pacific coastal area of Hokkaido – Photos [URL]   Numerous sardines came into Urakawa-ko port of Hokkaido from afternoon of 11/5/2014

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Numerous sardines washed ashore in Pacific coastal area of Hokkaido – Photos

On 11/3/2014, numerous sardines were found washed ashore in Pacific coastal area of Hokkaido. A fisherman found it around 6AM of the day.   The location was Mukawa-cho in Hokkaido.

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M5.8 quake hit South part of Hokkaido “Very shallow”

According to Japan Meteorological Agency, a major earthquake occurred in the South part of Ishikari area Hokkaido. It was 18:05 of 7/8/2014 (JST). Magnitude was 5.8. The maximum seismic intensity

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Fukushima citizen “A near supermarket sells only Fukushima rice or Miyagi rice, quit selling Hokkaido rice”

A Fukushima citizen gave information to Fukushima Diary on Twitter that a near supermarket sells rice only from Fukushima and Miyagi. The person is also posting radiation measurement videos as

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[Iodine-131 detection in school lunch] Obihiro city, “Iodine-131 was mistakenly detected, possibly it’s Pb-214″

Following up this article..”“Iodine-131″ detected from various school lunch ingredients from North Kanto area” [URL] Having the detection data widely reported, on 7/1/2013 Obihiro city board of education announced on

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“Iodine-131″ detected from various school lunch ingredients from North Kanto area

According to Obihiro city Hokkaido, Iodine-131 was detected from some school lunch ingredients produced in North Kanto area. Iodine-131 is a fission product. Half-life is 8 days. It is used