Japan's seismic nerve center

General Apr 10, 2011

Japan's seismic nerve center

by Edan Corkill

The Earthquake Phenomena Observation System, located inside the Japan Meteorological Agency in Tokyo's central Otemachi district, is usually operated by five teams of seven who work in rotating shifts that span every minute of the year. But at 2:46 p.m. on March 11 this ...