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Back-to-back earthquakes shatter roads and windows in Alaska

World Dec 1, 2018

Back-to-back earthquakes shatter roads and windows in Alaska

Back-to-back earthquakes measuring 7.0 and 5.7 shattered highways and rocked buildings Friday in Anchorage and the surrounding area, sending people running into the streets and briefly triggering a tsunami warning for islands and coastal areas south of the city. No tsunami arrived and there were ...

National Nov 3, 2018

KYB names 20 more buildings with problematic earthquake shock absorbers

KYB Corp. has identified 20 more buildings using earthquake shock absorbers for which inspection data had been manipulated or was believed to have been manipulated, including one of the company's own plants. At nine buildings, including NHK's Kagoshima broadcasting center and the Saitama Cancer Center, ...

Asia Pacific Oct 30, 2018

Thousands feel 6.1 magnitude quake in New Zealand

An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck New Zealand's north island on Tuesday, the United States Geological Survey said, a tremor felt by thousands of people although there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. Parliament was briefly suspended in Wellington and some flights aborted ...