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4.7 earthquake hits Japan

chris1 - May 15, 2016

According to the USGeology Survey, a 4.7 magnitude earthquake hit 18km off the coast of Otsuchi town in the Iwate prefecture, Japan, Sunday. There are no reports…

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Japan, South Korea on high alert over North Korean satellite

Panos - Feb 03, 2016

Japan and South Korea are on high alert over an announcement from North Korea that they would be launching a satellite later this month. Japan put its…

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6.7 quake hits northern Japan, no tsunami warnings

Panos - Jan 14, 2016

A strong earthquake struck just off the coast of Hokkaido in northern Japan. No tsunami warning was issued. The quake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.7 hit…