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Volcano erupted in the central Japan / Over 10 people cardiopulmonary arrest, still 43 missing

Photo : A climber’s post on Twitter just less than a minute before the eruption. This is the mountain top of the volcano, and this person has not updated Twitter.

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M5.0 class quakes hit Fukushima offshore twice within 45 mins

Two major quakes occurred Fukushima offshore with only 45 minutes interval. At 21:45 of 9/24/2014 (JST), M5.0 hit Fukushima offshore. The maximum seismic intensity was 4. At 22:35 (JST), M5.2

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60% of surveyed area had land subsidence in Chiba / Double as last year and the reason not identified

60% of surveyed area in 2013 had land subsidence in Chiba prefecture. It was 2040 km2, which is nearly as double as 2012. Chiba prefectural government states the land subsidence

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M5.6 hit South part of Ibaraki / Entire Kanto area shaken

M5.6 occurred in South part of Ibaraki at 12:28 9/16/2014 (JST), according to Japan Meteorological Agency. The depth of epicenter was 50km. The entire Kanto area, even a part of

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19 quakes continuously hit Northern part of Tochigi within less than 24 hours

19 séismes dans le nord de Tochigi en moins de 24 heures   Article lié : 6 séismes en 50 mins au Nord de Tochigi après un M5,2 19 séismes

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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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Expert “New volcanic island may have a massive explosion”

Following up this article.. The new volcanic island erupts more actively / May cause Tsunami if collapsed [URL]   The new volcanic island offshore Tokyo has had one of the

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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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The new volcanic island erupts more actively / May cause Tsunami if collapsed

Photo : Taken by the Maritime Safety Agency on 7/23/2014. 3 craters are emitting volcanic fumes.   Following up this article..   New crater appeared on the new volcanic island /

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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