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Japan All tsunami advisories now lifted after Strong EarthQuake

Japan’s Meteorological Agency has lifted all tsunami advisories in northeastern and eastern prefectures that were put in place after a powerful earthquake.A magnitude 7.4 earthquake struck off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture at around 6 AM on Tuesday. The Meteorological Agency issued a tsunami warning for the coast of Fukushima and Miyagi Prefectures and advisories

Major Quake Hits Near Fukushima, Japan, Site of 2011 Tsunami, Meltdown

A strong earthquake hit Tuesday morning off the east coast of Japan near Fukushima, the site of the 2011 earthquake-spawned tsunami that killed almost 19,000 people, Japanese and U.S. agencies said. The Japan Meteorological Agency put the earthquake at magnitude 7.3 and issued a tsunami warning for Fukushima Prefecture and urged immediate evacuations. The first

Tsunami Warnings: 7.3 magnitude quake hits Japan, Fukushima residents urged to flee

Tsunami Warnings / Tsunami Advisories Issued at 06:02 JST, 22 Nov. 2016 Tsunami Warnings issued for the following coastal regions of Japan:Evacuate immediately  FUKUSHIMA PREF. Tsunami Warnings have been issued for the following coastal regions of Japan:<Tsunami Warning>  *FUKUSHIMA PREF. Tsunami Advisories have been issued for the following coastal regions of Japan:<Tsunami Advisory>  PACIFIC COAST OF AOMORI PREF.  IWATE

California Fault Lines And The Area Around Yellowstone Are Shaking Like Crazy

Michael Snyder, End Of The American Dream Over the past few days the mainstream media has been fixated on the largest mass shooting in U.S. history, but meanwhile, there has been highly unusual seismic activity along major fault lines in California and near the Yellowstone supervolcano.  Let’s talk about Yellowstone first.  In recent months, the big

The Big Ones: Scientist Warns Up To 4 Quakes Over 8.0 Possible Under ËśCurrent Conditions’

A total of 38 volcanoes are currently erupting around the world, making conditions ripe for seismic activity in the Pacific area. Sunday’s devastating earthquake in Ecuador might just be the beginning, according to a seismologist who says that current conditions in the Pacific Rim could trigger at least four quakes with magnitudes greater than 8.0.

Ecuador vice president says powerful earthquake kills 77, more than 570 injured

QUITO, Ecuador –  The strongest earthquake to hit Ecuador in decades flattened buildings and buckled highways along its Pacific coast, sending the Andean nation into a state of emergency. As rescue workers rushed in, officials said Sunday at least 77 people were killed, over 570 injured and the damage stretched for hundreds of miles to

Twin earthquakes kill 32 people in Japan, scores trapped in rubble

MASHIKI, Japan –  Army troops and other rescuers rushed Saturday to save scores of trapped residents after a pair of strong earthquakes in southwestern Japan killed at least 32 people, injured about 1,500 and left hundreds of thousands without electricity or water. Rainfall was forecast to start pounding the area soon, threatening to further complicate

Another big quake hits southern Japan, people flee onto streets

A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck southern Japan early on Saturday, killing at least six people, injuring many more and bringing down buildings, media reported, just over a day after a quake killed nine people in the same region. Authorities warned of damage over a wide area, as reports came in of scores of people trapped

Strong earthquake shakes buildings across South Asia

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.6 struck South Asia on Sunday, shaking buildings in Pakistan, Afghanistan and India, witnesses and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, and injuring several people in at least one Pakistani city. The USGS said the quake was centered about 40 km (25 miles) west of Ashkasham in remote northeastern

Magnitude-8.0 Alaska quake spawns small tsunami

 A strong earthquake near Alaska’s Aleutian Islands triggered a tsunami warning Monday, but only small waves measuring several inches hit coastal communities. The National Tsunami Warning Center, which initially issued a warning that significant inundation was possible, kept advisories in place for parts of the sparsely populated islands, saying conditions could be dangerous to people