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2005-08-16 02:30:11

By Masayuki Kitano TOKYO (Reuters) - A major earthquake with a magnitude of 7.2 jolted northern Japan on Tuesday, injuring at least 45 people, causing power outages and snarling transportation.

2005-08-16 00:24:06

TOKYO (Reuters) - A major earthquake with a magnitude of 7.2 jolted northern Japan on Tuesday, injuring at least 27 people, causing power outages and snarling transportation. Buildings also swayed in Tokyo, about 300 km (190 miles) to the south, when the tremor struck at 11:46 a.m.

2005-08-15 23:54:17

TOKYO (Reuters) - A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 jolted northern Japan on Tuesday, and media reports said some people had been injured. Buildings also swayed in Tokyo, about 300 km (190 miles) to the south, when the tremor struck at 11:46 a.m. (0246 GMT).

2005-07-23 04:21:46

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.

2005-07-23 03:08:15

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.

2004-11-28 18:00:03

TOKYO - A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1 struck Japan's northern island of Hokkaido early Monday, swaying buildings, throwing objects off shelves and triggering a small tsunami wave that reached the shore. The 3:32 a.m.


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