California towns survey quake damage amid more aftershocks

World Jul 6, 2019

California towns survey quake damage amid more aftershocks

Communities in the Mojave Desert tallied damage and made emergency repairs to cracked roads and broken pipes Friday as aftershocks from Southern California's largest earthquake in 20 years kept rumbling. The town of Ridgecrest, close to the epicenter, assessed damage after several fires and multiple ...

Strongest earthquake in 20 years rattles Southern California

World Jul 5, 2019

Strongest earthquake in 20 years rattles Southern California

The strongest earthquake in 20 years shook a large swath of Southern California and parts of Nevada on the July 4th holiday, rattling nerves and causing injuries and damage in a town near the epicenter, followed by a swarm of ongoing aftershocks. The 6.4 magnitude ...

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 ...