Federal officials say a fishing boat that washed ashore in Northern California is the first debris to reach the state that’s been confirmed as having come from the Japanese tsunami.
A strong earthquake Friday struck the same Japanese coast devastated by last year’s massive quake and tsunami, generating small waves but no immediate reports of heavy damage.
The tranquility of Santa Cruz Harbor on Friday hides damage the harbor sustained from a tsunami triggered by last year’s massive earthquake off the coast of Japan.
The earthquake and tsunami that rocked Japan moved these vessels into neighborhoods, roadways and buildings. In this Good Question: How are the Japanese moving large ships that got swept inland by the tsunami?
A spike in radioactive sulfur from an earthquake-damaged Japanese nuclear plant was detected in California in late March, but researchers have determined that it posed no threat to health.
It has been five months since a powerful earthquake and tsunami devastated Japan, which also led to a crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. In this Good Question: What is the latest condition of Japanese nuclear facilities?
Apple said it had another blowout quarter, nearly doubling its net income and far exceeding analyst estimates.
President Barack Obama has declared a disaster in California to assist in its recovery from last month’s tsunami.
There are only three known survivors left from the devastating quake and ensuing fire that killed thousands. And only one of them – Bill DelMonte, who was just a few months old at the time – was able to make this year’s ceremony.
Tsunami cleanup operations were winding down at Crescent City on Monday after crews raised the last sunken boat.