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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

Natural disasters

M6.2 hit Kanto region / Scale 5- in Tokyo 23 wards

M6.2 hit Kanto region at 5:18AM of 5/5/2014 (JST) according to Japan Meteorological Agency.   The epicenter was near Izu-ohshima, south offshore of Kanto area. The depth was 160km. The


6.1 Bq/Kg from Angelica keiskei produced in Miyakemura, 400km from Fukushima plant

  According to MHLW (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare), 6.1 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 was measured from Angelica keiskei produced in Miyakemura. Sampling date : 3/8/2013 Cs-137 : 6.1 Bq/Kg

Natural disasters Sea contamination

Unknown active submarine volcano found beside Izu islands, “Eruption will affect large areas”

Around North to Izu islands, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology found extremely hot water spouting from the sea ground at a few tens of locations. The highest water