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Japan Quake

Strong Quake Hits Major Japanese City

AP | KEN MORITSUGU and MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 01.22.2015 | World

TOKYO (AP) — Helicopter surveys on Sunday showed more extensive damage than earlier thought from an overnight earthquake in the mountainous central ...

Quake Hits Off Shore Of Japan

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 09.10.2014 | World

TOKYO (AP) — A strong earthquake hit Japan's northern coast Saturday near the nuclear power plant crippled in the 2011 tsunami. At least one person ...

Magnitude 6.3 Quake Strikes Off Japan's Kyushu Island

Posted 03.13.2014 | World

WASHINGTON, March 13 (Reuters) - A Magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck off Japan's southern island of Kyushu near the city of Oita, the U.S. Geological ...

Earthquake Rocks Southern Japan

AP | Posted 11.03.2013 | Green

TOKYO — A strong earthquake shook the Tokyo area and eastern Japan early Wednesday, though no injuries or damage was immediately reported. The ...

Powerful Quake Hits Japan

AP | ELAINE KURTENBACH | Posted 02.05.2013 | World

TOKYO -- A strong earthquake Friday struck the same Japanese coast devastated by last year's massive quake and tsunami, generating small waves but no ...

Strong Quake Hits Tokyo region

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 05.14.2012 | World

TOKYO — A series of earthquakes rattled Tokyo and northeastern Japan on Wednesday evening but caused no apparent damage or injury in the same re...

Marcus Baram

Scientists: 'It's Increasing The Risk Of Death And Destruction' | Marcus Baram | Posted 03.01.2012 | Business

Less than a year after a tsunami devastated Japan, killing almost 16,000 people and causing nuclear accidents, the Obama administration is proposing t...

Magnitude-5.5 Quake Rocks Eastern Japan

AP | Posted 03.28.2012 | World

TOKYO — A magnitude-5.5 earthquake rattled Yamanashi prefecture in central Japan on Saturday morning, the Japan Meteorological Agency reported. ...

Strong Earthquake Hits Japan

AP | Posted 03.01.2012 | World

TOKYO — A 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck under the sea south of Japan on Sunday, shaking buildings in the capital but causing no apparent damag...

Eco Etiquette: How Can I Make An Eco-Friendly Earthquake Kit?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 10.24.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at Questions may be edited for length and clarity. After [yesterday's] East ...

Strong Quake Hits Eastern Coast Of Japan

AP | Posted 10.22.2011 | World

TOKYO -- Officials say a strong earthquake has hit near Japan's eastern coast, but there is no danger of a tsunami. Japan's Meteorological Agency say...

Earthquake Strikes Off Japan's Northeastern Coast

Posted 09.08.2011 | World

A powerful earthquake struck off Japan's northeastern coast on Sunday. Tsunami advisories were issued following the Japan earthquake, Tokyo Breaking N...

After $15B Loss, Chief Of Japan Nuclear Firm Resigns

Posted 07.20.2011 | Business

TOKYO (By Nathan Layne and Taiga Uranaka) - Tokyo Electric Power Co reported a $15 billion net loss on Friday to account for the disaster at its F...

Japan Disaster To Squeeze Smartphone Sales

The Guardian | Posted 06.11.2011 | Home

Smartphone sales could drop by up to 5% this year because the Japanese earthquake in March seriously affected supplies of key parts, industry sources ...

The End of Earthquakes

Seth Shostak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Seth Shostak

The disaster that recently befell Japan is a tragedy that happened before, and it will happen again. It's unstoppable.

'Tsunami Magnet': Crescent City Hit 34 Times Since 1934

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

CRESCENT CITY, Calif. — Since the tidal gauge was installed in the boat basin in 1934, this small port on California's rugged northern coast has bee...

LA County Search And Rescue Team Arrives In Tokyo | KTLA News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

PACOIMA (KTLA) -- Members of the Los Angeles County Fire Department's Urban Search and Rescue team have arrived near Tokyo, as rescue efforts to find ...