April 13, 2013
An earthquake with an estimated magnitude of 6.3 shook Awajishima island and surrounding areas in western Japan early April 13, injuring at least 23 people.
January 15, 2013
The Japan Meteorological Agency intends to upgrade its early earthquake warning system by incorporating data from underground and seabed seismometers to enable alerts to be...
July 12, 2012
Five people were killed and at least 17 others were missing in Kumamoto and Oita prefectures on July 12 after torrential rain triggered landslides and caused rivers to flood.
July 10, 2012
If the city feels hotter to you in the summer, you're right.
January 01, 2012
In a race against time when every minute means the difference between life and death, earthquake researcher Satoshi Miura wants to be ready the next time a big quake hits,...
December 02, 2011
TSUKUBA, Ibaraki Prefecture--Nearly 30,000 becquerels per square meter of cesium-137 fell on Tsukuba in March as a result of the accident at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power...
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