Two injured by magnitude-6.3 earthquake in Ibaraki

Dec 29, 2016

Two injured by magnitude-6.3 earthquake in Ibaraki

Authorities in Ibaraki Prefecture on Thursday continued to assess the damage from a strong earthquake overnight that injured two people, disrupted public transportation and caused buildings to sway in Tokyo. Ibaraki Prefecture is home to two nuclear power plants. No immediate problems were reported ...

Authorities appeal for aid as death toll tops 100 in Indonesia quake

Dec 8, 2016

Authorities appeal for aid as death toll tops 100 in Indonesia quake

Aftershocks rattled the survivors of a devastating Indonesian earthquake that killed more than 100 people, and officials urgently appealed Thursday for medicine and doctors to treat the hundreds injured. The shallow 6.5-magnitude quake leveled hundreds of homes, mosques and businesses across Aceh province, one ...

Nov 22, 2016

Tokyo commuters and other travelers rattled by quake

Tuesday morning’s powerful earthquake may have been centered off the Tohoku coast, but it also had an impact on Tokyo, where disruptions in train services left commuters and other travelers stranded. At JR Ueno Station, people wanting to travel to Tohoku formed long lines ...