Major quake off Alaska triggers small tsunami waves

World Oct 20, 2020

Major quake off Alaska triggers small tsunami waves

A major 7.5 magnitude quake off the coast of Alaska triggered small tsunami waves Monday, U.S. agencies said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage. Residents evacuated to higher ground as tsunami warnings covered much of the southern coast of the remote ...

National Apr 26, 2020

Magnitude 4.8 earthquake jolts Tokyo area

A magnitude 4.8 earthquake hit Ibaraki Prefecture at 9:49 a.m. Sunday, shaking buildings in the capital. The earthquake hit at a depth of 70 kilometers and was centered inland, the Meteorological Agency said. There was no risk of tsunami from the earthquake, it added, and ...

Nine years on, monuments in Tohoku pass on lessons and memories from 3/11

National Mar 11, 2020

Nine years on, monuments in Tohoku pass on lessons and memories from 3/11

The public, industry and academic sectors in four northeastern prefectures hit by the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami are collaborating on a project to highlight disaster-related monuments and remains across the region. Dubbed the "3.11 Densho Road," the initiative aims to link disaster-related sites across ...