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Tokyo Has Chance of Seeing Magnitude 7 Earthquake In The Near Future
2012-01-25 10:13:29

Japan’s capital city, Tokyo, has a high probability of experiencing a magnitude-7 earthquake within just a few years, according to Japanese scientists.

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2011-08-24 19:25:14

Less than a day after Virginia was hit with a 5.8 magnitude Earthquake, Peru felt the force of a 7.0 magnitude quake.

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2011-04-18 13:15:36

The USGA reports that an earthquake struck in the South Pacific on Monday.

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2010-02-28 06:20:00

A very strong earthquake struck Chile early Saturday morning damaging buildings, destroying bridges and tossing cars and trucks around like they were toys.

2008-10-05 21:00:13

Two earthquakes struck Asia and a third temblor shook a region of the Pacific Rim early Monday, geological experts said. The U.S. Geological Survey said an earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale hit Afghanistan at 3:26 a.m. local time.

2008-09-29 14:41:01

A powerful earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale rumbled near Kernmadec Island in New Zealand Tuesday local time, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

2008-07-08 09:00:51

A strong earthquake measuring at least 6.0 on the Richter scale rocked an area near the Japanese island of Okinawa Tuesday afternoon, seismologists said.

2006-08-31 20:35:00

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.

2006-06-15 08:07:33

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A light earthquake shook northern California early on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The tremor occurred at 5:24 a.m. PDT and was magnitude 4.7, rated as "light," the agency said on its Web site. The epicenter was 28 miles southeast of San Jose.

2006-04-30 00:26:28

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.


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