Magnitude 7.0 Earthquake Strikes Southern Japan, Day After 6.5 QuakeA magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck an island in southern Japan on Friday, one day after a magnitude 6.5 earthquake caused significant damage in the region.
9 Dead, Over 100 Aftershocks In Japan Following Magnitude 6.5 QuakeMore than 100 aftershocks from Thursday night's magnitude-6.5 earthquake continued to rattle the region as businesses and residents got a fuller look at the widespread damage.
Escaped Chimp Recaptured After Breaking Out Of Zoo In JapanA chimpanzee named "Chacha" escaped from a zoo in northern Japan Thursday afternoon, but his sweet taste of freedom didn't last long.
Strong 6.5 Quake Strikes Southern Japan; Victims May Be TrappedA powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 knocked over houses in southern Japan on Thursday evening, and police said people may be trapped underneath.
5-Year Anniversary Of Japan Earthquake, Tsunami A Reminder For Pacific Coast ResidentsCould a tsunami similar to the one that devastated Japan five years ago this week wreak the same kind of havoc along our northern Pacific Coast? Unfortunately, the experts say it's just a matter of time.
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4.6 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Tokyo, No Tsunami RiskAn earthquake has struck close to Tokyo, shaking much of the metropolitan region. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, and no tsunami risk.
Rare Giant Squid Filmed Off Coast Of JapanThe giant squid may be one of the most elusive, mysterious animals of the deep, but one of them recently offered an unusually close-up greeting to some spectators in Toyama Bay in central Japan.
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Bay Area Startup Challenges Japan To Giant Robot BattleMegabots Inc., an Oakland, California-based startup, has built a 15-foot mechanical gladiator called the Mark II and challenged a Japanese firm to an international battle for robot supremacy.
7.0 Earthquake Hits Southern Coast Of JapanAn earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 7.0 struck off the southern coast of Japan Friday.
Japanese Video Blogger Frantically Tries To Snuff Out House Fire In YouTube VideoA Japanese live-video blogger inadvertently filmed himself as he frantically tried to put out a fire in his apartment.