Magdalena Osumi

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Erroneous alert of massive Tokyo quake causes brief panic

Aug 1, 2016

Erroneous alert of massive Tokyo quake causes brief panic

Railway companies temporarily stopped trains and social media users were in a state of panic after the Meteorological Agency sent a false alarm of a magnitude-9 earthquake across wide parts of the Kanto region Monday afternoon. The agency issued an erroneous emergency earthquake alert to ...