National Jun 24, 2019

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake shakes Tokyo area

A magnitude 5.5 earthquake hit the Japanese capital and its vicinity on Monday morning, registering 4 on the Japanese seismic intensity scale of 7 in central Tokyo. No tsunami warning was issued after the 9:11 a.m. quake, the focus of which was estimated at a ...

At least 26 injured in earthquake in Japan's northwest

National Jun 19, 2019

At least 26 injured in earthquake in Japan's northwest

At least 26 people were injured, including one seriously, after a magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck Japan's northwestern region late Tuesday, causing landslides and power outages in some areas. The quake hit Niigata Prefecture on Tuesday night, recording a maximum of upper 6 on the Japanese ...

Osaka vows to strengthen disaster measures one year on from quake

National Jun 18, 2019

Osaka vows to strengthen disaster measures one year on from quake

School and municipal government officials in Osaka Prefecture reaffirmed Tuesday their commitment to beefing up anti-earthquake measures one year on from a magnitude 6.1 quake that struck the area and killed six people, including a girl walking to school. At Juei Elementary School in the ...