Latest Seismology of the Sanriku coast Stories

2011-04-07 10:55:00

Another earthquake hit Japan today, just weeks after another devastating earthquake and tsunami flattened the northeastern coast.

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.

2008-08-05 09:00:38

An earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale rocked eastern parts of Indonesia Tuesday but officials said no tsunami or casualties were reported.

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.

2005-10-19 06:57:21

TOKYO (Reuters) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 jolted eastern Japan on Wednesday and was felt in Tokyo, but no tsunami warning was issued, NHK national television said. The quake, at 8:40 p.m.

2005-08-20 21:42:04

TOKYO (Reuters) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.0 jolted northern Japan on Sunday, public broadcaster NHK said. The quake occurred at 11:29.

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.

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