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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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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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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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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.

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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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Kagoshima local meteorological observatory announced Sakurajima has inflation of the volcanic edifice

On 1/6/2015, Kagoshima local meteorological observatory announced Sakurajima is having the inflation of the volcanic edifice. According to the local meteorological observatory, the crater is stuck with volcanic ash. Clinometers