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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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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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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

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Volcanic activity increased in Mt. Kusatsu-Shirane / Traffic restriction on National Route 292

Volcanic earthquakes rapidly increased in Mt. Kusatsu-Shirane in Gunma prefecture. It was 4 times on 7/21/2014, but increased to 11 times on 7/22, 50 times on 7/23, and 148 times

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M4.6 hit Hamadori Fukushima / Seismic intensity 4

According to Japan Meteorological Agency, an earthquake of M4.6 hit Hamadori, Fukushima, where Fukushima nuclear plant is located nearby. It occurred at 17:24 7/16/2014 (JST), the depth of epicenter was

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Fukushima citizen posted “Tsunami seawall in Fukushima prefecture is only sandbags” – Photo

Photo : Fukushima seawall posted by a local citizen   Related to this article.. Tepco “No abnormality was reported after M6.8″ / No details are announced yet [URL]   On 7/12/2014,

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Tepco “No abnormality was reported after M6.8″ / No details are announced yet

At 4:22 7/12/2014 (JST), a strong earthquake of M6.8 occurred Fukushima offshore. According to Japan Meteorological Agency, about 40 mins after the earthquake, a low level of Tsunami was observed

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[Breaking] M6.8 hit Fukushima offshore / No update on Fukushima plant status

At 4:22 7/12/2014 (JST), a strong earthquake of M6.8 hit Fukushima offshore. The maximum seismic intensity was 4. In area where Fukushima nuclear plant is located, it was 3. The

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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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M5.8 earthquake hit N-E offshore of Japan / Seismic intensity 5 -

The earthquake of M5.8 hit North East offshore of Japan in the morning of 7/5/2014, according to Japan Meteorological Agency. The epicenter was Iwate offshore. The depth was 50km. It