2011 quake and tsunami drew fewer volunteers than Kobe quake in '95

Feb 16, 2017

2011 quake and tsunami drew fewer volunteers than Kobe quake in '95

Fewer people volunteered to help after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami than the after the 1995 quake that wrecked Kobe and surrounding areas, data from welfare associations in three tsunami-affected prefectures showed Thursday.In the period spanning five years and 10 months since the disasters ...

Nov 24, 2016

M6.1 offshore quake jolts Tohoku region but no tsunami threat

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.1 jolted northeastern and eastern Japan on Thursday morning, the region hit by a more powerful quake two days ago, the Meteorological Agency said. No tsunami warning was issued.No abnormalities were observed at two nuclear power plants ...