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Bay Area Elephant Seals Travel Farther Than Once Thought After 2 Found Near Russia

Researchers tracking elephant seals off the Northern California coast say they have discovered the animals travel much farther than once thought.

01/19/2015

Stephanie Robesky. (CBS)

San Francisco Woman Takes Applications For Dinner Date At Prestigious Restaurant In Japan

A Bay Area woman beat incredible odds to snag a table for two at what has been declared the best restaurant in the world, but she doesn’t have a date. She is deciding to take applications and more than 150 men have applied so far.

01/12/2015

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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