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Kanto area still has as double earthquakes as before 311

Prof. Toda from Tohoku university reported that Kanto area still has earthquakes as double frequently as before 311. From his research, in large area to surround Tokyo bay, the frequency

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Possible explosion in Iwaki city still unidentified

Following up this article.. Unidentified explosive sound heard in Iwaki city twice on 8th Feb [URL]   The cause of the possible explosion still have not been identified. NIED (National Research

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Unidentified explosive sound heard in Iwaki city twice on 8th Feb

Iwaki city citizens reported to police, fire department and city hall that they heard something explode on 2/8/2016. It reportedly sounded like thunder or exploding meteorite. It also shook the

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8 quakes hit Tokara islands within an hour on 3rd Feb

According to JMA (Japan Meteorological Agency), 8 earthquakes happened near Tokara islands within only 1 hour on 2/3/2016. Tokara islands are South West offshore of the main land of Japan.

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M5.7 occurred Iwate offshore

According to JMA (Japan Meteorological Agency), M5.7 happened offshore Iwate prefecture at 14:32 of 2/2/2016 (JST). The depth of epicenter was 20km. Maximum seismic intensity was 4. The maximum seismic

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M4.2 occurred Fukushima offshore

According to JMA (Japan Meteorological Agency), M4.2 hit Fukushima offshore at 2:13 AM of 1/25/2016 (JST). The maximum seismic intensity was 4. The depth of epicenter was 30km. 2 hours

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5 quakes occurred in Tokyo bay within only 1 hour

According to JMA (Japan Meteorological Agency), 5 earthquakes happened in Tokyo bay on 12/26/2015. All of them occurred from 22:12 to 23:21 (JST). The maximum magnitude was 3.4 The depth

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M4.9 occurred in South Ibaraki / Seismic intensity 4 observed

According to JMA (Japan Meteorological Agency), a large earthquake happened in South part of Ibaraki prefecture at 22:45 of 11/7/2015 (JST). The magnitude was 4.9. The maximum seismic intensity was

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Tottori quake still continues / Prefecture “possibility of earthquake swarm”

Following up this article.. 7 quakes occurred in Western Japan with only 10 mins intervals [URL]   After the article was posted above, 3 more quakes occurred at the same location

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7 quakes occurred in Western Japan with only 10 mins intervals

According to JMA (Japan Meteorological Agency), 7 earthquakes repeatedly happened in Western Japan from 10/17 to 10/18/2015 (JST). All of those quakes share the same epicenter in the central area