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Japan Earthquake

A catastrophic tsunami – caused by an undersea earthquake with a 9.0 magnitude – destroyed the coast of Japan. Almost 16,000 were killed by the resulting flash floods, with thousands more injured or missing. The devastating earthquake and tsunami caused a meltdown at the Fukushima nuclear power plant. (Photo credit by Noboru Hashimoto/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco Fukushima Protest Marks Japan Earthquake Anniversary

Bay Area residents were marking the third anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear accident Tuesday with events including a protest outside the Japanese consulate in San Francisco – one of many planned at consulates across the United States.

03/11/2014

The Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in northeast Japan on Tuesday, March 15, 2011. (Credit: DigitalGlobe)

Internet Postings Stoke Bay Area Fears Of Nuclear Radiation Fallout From Japan Fukushima Disaster

The fears of fallout from the Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plan disaster are spiraling on the Internet and in the Bay Area.

01/31/2014

A barnacle-covered skiff which washed up on the Crescent City shoreline. (Del Norte County Office of Emergency Services.)

Barnacle-Covered Boat Confirmed As 1st Debris From Japan Tsunami To Reach California

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.

04/26/2013

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7.3 Earthquake Rocks Japan Coast; No Pacific Tsunami Threat

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.

12/07/2012

A Look Back At 2011: Bay Area & The World

Santa Cruz Harbor Still Rebuilding One Year After Tsunami

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.

03/09/2012

(CBS)

Good Question: What Happened To Ships Swept During Japan’s Tsunami?

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?

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/23/2011

The Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in northeast Japan on Tuesday, March 15, 2011. (Credit: DigitalGlobe)

Radiation From Japan Spiked In California In March

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.

CBS San Francisco–08/15/2011

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Good Question: What Is The Latest On Japanese Nuclear Plants?

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?

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/12/2011

A worker scans for sale the new Apple iPad 2 as it goes on sale at Apple Store. (Photo by: Getty Images)

Apple Earnings Soar Amid Rumors Of iPhone 5

Apple said it had another blowout quarter, nearly doubling its net income and far exceeding analyst estimates.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/20/2011

A group of men try to save a Boston Whaler boat after it tipped over from a tsunami surge in a harbor on March 11, 2011 in Santa Cruz. (Kimberly White/Getty Images)

California Gets Federal Disaster Declaration For Tsunami

President Barack Obama has declared a disaster in California to assist in its recovery from last month’s tsunami.

CBS San Francisco–04/18/2011

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