Latest Fukuoka earthquake Stories
Japan’s capital city, Tokyo, has a high probability of experiencing a magnitude-7 earthquake within just a few years, according to Japanese scientists.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan held a huge earthquake disaster drill in Tokyo on Friday with a U.S. navy ship transporting evacuees and helicopters carrying relief supplies.
TOKYO (Reuters) - A moderate earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.4 jolted central Japan on Sunday, but the Meteorological Agency said there was no risk of a tsunami and national media said there were no immediate reports of damage.
TOKYO (Reuters) - A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 jolted the Tokyo area on Tuesday evening, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage and no tsunami warning was issued.
TOKYO (Reuters) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.5 jolted southern Japan just before midday local time on Monday, the Japan Meteorological Agency reported, but there were no reports of injuries or damage. No tsunami warning was issued after the quake hit at 0250 GMT.
A major quake striking northeastern Japan could set off a 22-meter tsunami, kill nearly 3,000 people and cause more than a trillion yen in damage, according to a worst-case government scenario, Kyodo news agency said on Sunday.
TOKYO (Reuters) - A moderate earthquake struck near Tokyo on Saturday, shaking buildings and injuring five people in a shopping center, the weather office and a Japanese news agency said. The epicenter of the 5.7 magnitude quake, which occurred at 4:35 p.m.
TOKYO (Reuters) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.7 shook areas near Tokyo on Saturday, Japan's Meteorological Agency said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. The epicenter of the moderate quake, which struck at 4:35 p.m.
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