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Japan Earthquake 2012

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 ...

6.4 Quake Strikes Off Japan's Pacific Coast

Reuters | Posted 08.17.2012 | World

(Updates with Japanese data, changes dateline from London) TOKYO, June 18 (Reuters) - A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast ...

Magnitude 6.1 Earthquake Hits Japan

Reuters | Posted 08.05.2012 | World

(Reuters) - A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck 120 miles southeast of Mito off Japan's main Honshu island at 1931 GMT on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological S...

Strong Earthquake Rattles Japan

AP | Posted 05.23.2012 | World

TOKYO -- A strong earthquake has struck off the coast of northeastern Japan, but no tsunami is expected. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitud...

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...

Strong Quake Shakes Northern Japan

AP | Posted 05.14.2012 | World

By MARI YAMAGUCHI, Associated Press TOKYO -- A series of earthquakes rattled Tokyo and northeastern Japan on Wednesday evening but caused no appare...

After The Tsunami, The Story Of A Mother And Son's Reunion

Posted 03.11.2012 | Good News

A woman wrapped in a beige blanket stares numbly into the distance. Behind her lies a small mountain of debris -- the slats of a bed, the broken back ...

Lynne Peeples

Japan Tsunami Anniversary: Could Tiny Bits Of Plastic In The Ocean Threaten Our Health?

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 03.11.2012 | Green

One year after a massive tsunami ravaged the east coast of Japan, much attention is focused on the bottles, refrigerators and other debris washed out ...

A Look Back: Radiation Concerns In The U.S. After Fukushima

Posted 03.11.2012 | Green

After the March 11 earthquake and tsunami that devastated parts of Japan and caused the largest nuclear accident since Chernobyl, concerns about radia...

LOOK: Most Expensive Natural Disaster Ever

Posted 03.12.2012 | World

One year after an earthquake and tsunami decimated the northeast coast of Japan, the country continues its extremely costly process of rebuilding. The...

Nuclear Evacuation Fatal For Old, Sick

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 05.09.2012 | World

MINAMI-SOMA, Japan (AP) — The doctors and nurses at Futaba Hospital pleaded for help as a radioactive plume wafted over their hospital. They had bee...

Mega-Disaster Goes Viral: Japan Tsunami's Social Media By The Numbers

Huffington Post | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 03.09.2012 | World

When disaster struck Japan, online reactions to the earthquake and tsunami coursed through Twitter in near-record time. However, even with an unpr...

LOOK: The State Of Nuclear Energy Around The World

Reuters/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.09.2012 | World

On March 11, 2011, an earthquake off the coast of Japan triggered a massive tsunami that killed more than 19,000 people and left thousands missing. Th...

Tsunami Survivor Yuichi Kowata: Government 'Reacted Too Late'

Huffington Post | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 03.08.2012 | World

One year after the tsunami and earthquake that devastated the northeast coast of Japan and left thousands of people dead, Robert Michael Poole and pho...

PHOTOS: Pictures Capture Heartbreak After Tsunami

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.02.2012 | World

It has been nearly one year since a monstrous earthquake triggered a tsunami that roared across Japan's coast on March 11, 2011, transforming once-pri...

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. ...