Strong M6.8 temblor hurts four, causes damage in Guatemala

Jun 23, 2017

Strong M6.8 temblor hurts four, causes damage in Guatemala

A powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit near Guatemala's coast Thursday, injuring four people and damaging homes and roads, officials said, just eight days after another strong emblor killed five people in the Central American country. The quake struck at 6:31 a.m. (1231 GMT) with its epicenter ...

Tohoku's Pacific coast rising after sinking in 2011 quake

Mar 8, 2017

Tohoku's Pacific coast rising after sinking in 2011 quake

The surface level of the Pacific coastline in eastern Tohoku has been rising since sinking in the March 2011 giant earthquake, prompting action to lower the height of seawalls in some areas. The changing surface level reflects continued active crustal movements six years after the ...