Magnitude 5.8 earthquake jolts Ibaraki area

National Nov 22, 2020

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake jolts Ibaraki area

A magnitude 5.8 earthquake, which measured a weak 5 on the shindo (intensity) scale, was detected at a depth of 40 kilometers off the coast of Ibaraki Prefecture, on Sunday at 7:06 p.m. There is currently no tsunami warning in effect. As a precaution, those near ...

National Aug 26, 2020

Oldest man in Japan dies at 110

Motoi Fukunishi, the oldest man in Japan, has died, it was learned Wednesday. He was 110. Fukunishi, who lived in the city of Shimotsuma in Ibaraki Prefecture, eastern Japan, died on Saturday, according to the Ibaraki prefectural government. As a result, the oldest living man in ...