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Magnitude 6.2 Quake Strikes Central Japan Near Nagano, Site Of 1998 Winter Olympics

A strong earthquake late Saturday struck a mountainous area of central Japan that hosted the 1998 winter Olympics, knocking down at least 10 homes in a ski resort town and injuring several people.

11/22/2014

(CBS)

Japan Shaken By Magnitude 5.8 Earthquake

A earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 5.8 struck off the coast of Japan Wednesday near Chiba, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

10/15/2014

(CBS)

No Tsunami Warning After Magnitude 6.3 Quake Strikes Off Coast Of Japan

An earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 6.3 struck off the coast of Northern Japan, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

10/10/2014

Japan, volcano, island, Nishinoshima

Tsunami Feared From Growing Lava Mass On Volcanic Island Off Japan

An volcanic island that is erupting off the coast of Japan is could trigger a tsunami if part of the newly-formed lava slopes collapse into the sea, according to an earthquake expert.

08/20/2014

Quake Locator Map

6.6 Magnitude Quake Strikes Pacific Off Coast Of Russia’s Kuril Islands North Of Japan

The United States Geological Survey reports a 6.6 magnitude earthquake occurred Sunday morning off the coast of Russia’s Kuril Islands, about 780 miles northeast of Tokyo.

07/20/2014

This USGS earthquake map records an earthquake off of Japan (USGS)

6.5 Earthquake Rocks Japan Coast; Tsunami Advisory Issued

A strong earthquake has struck off the coast of Japan Friday, prompting a tsunami advisory for Japan coastal regions.

07/11/2014

A USGS map records a quake near the Bonin Islands (USGS)

Magnitude 6.2 Earthquake Strikes South Of Japan

A sizable earthquake has struck deep in the water south of Japan, near the Bonin Islands.

06/30/2014

George Takei (credit: Brad Barket/Getty Images)

George Takei Sees Gay Pride Beginning In Japan

Takei hopes his Japanese counterparts will one day join the equal rights movement for sexual minorities…

06/05/2014

Paul McCartney (credit: Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Paul McCartney Cancels Japan Tour Due To Virus

Sir Paul McCartney is under strict doctor’s orders to get “complete rest”

05/20/2014

A seismograph at CBS Boston records the Maine earthquake. (CBS)

17 Hurt As Magnitude 6.0 Earthquake Rattles Tokyo

A strong earthquake jolted Tokyo early Monday, rattling windows and nerves though there were no initial reports of major damage. The national broadcaster NHK, citing local authorities, said 17 people were reported injured, some of them from falls as the quake struck.

05/04/2014

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