Deadly Earthquake Rocks Northern JapanA powerful earthquake rocked Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido early Thursday, triggering landslides that crushed homes, knocking out power across the island, and forcing a nuclear power plant to switch to a backup generator.
6.1 Earthquake Rattles Northern JapanNorthern Japan was shaken by strong earthquake Monday, about 30 minutes after a similarly strong earthquake hit the Indonesia - Philippines region.
Mega Quake Warning In Rumblings Off Japan's Coast Alarms ScientistsScientists say they've recorded low frequency shaking on the ocean floor that could be the result of increasing pressure, similar to what was released during the devastating 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami.
18-Foot Log Possibly From 2011 Japanese Earthquake & Tsunami Washes Up On Santa Cruz BeachMatt Lovemark was picnicking at Three Mile Beach near Santa Cruz when he spotted what at first looked like just another washed up log on the beach.
U.S. Navy Sailors Sue Japan Power Co. For Radiation Exposure During 2011 Quake, Tsunami RescueHundreds of U.S. sailors who took part in rescue efforts following Japan's earthquake and tsunami say they were exposed to dangerous levels of radiation and are bringing a class-action lawsuit against Tokyo Electric Power Company.
San Francisco Fukushima Protest Marks Japan Earthquake AnniversaryBay 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.
Internet Postings Stoke Bay Area Fears Of Nuclear Radiation Fallout From Japan Fukushima DisasterThe fears of fallout from the Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plan disaster are spiraling on the Internet and in the Bay Area.
Barnacle-Covered Boat Confirmed As 1st Debris From Japan Tsunami To Reach CaliforniaFederal 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.
7.3 Earthquake Rocks Japan Coast; No Pacific Tsunami ThreatA 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.
Santa Cruz Harbor Still Rebuilding One Year After TsunamiThe 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.
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?
Radiation From Japan Spiked In California In MarchA 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.
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?
Apple Earnings Soar Amid Rumors Of iPhone 5Apple said it had another blowout quarter, nearly doubling its net income and far exceeding analyst estimates.
California Gets Federal Disaster Declaration For TsunamiPresident Barack Obama has declared a disaster in California to assist in its recovery from last month’s tsunami.