Powerful Quake Hits Near Fukushima

Powerful Quake Hits Near Fukushima

A powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck off the northeastern coast of Japan late Saturday Japan time (5:23 am Saturday-Alaska Time). The quake occurred 37 miles beneath the ocean floor in the same region where the March 11th, 2011 quake and subsequent tsunami, damaged the Fukushima nuclear power plant. Japanese residents breathed a sigh of relief […]

Third Major Quake in a Week Strikes Japan’s Coast

Third Major Quake in a Week Strikes Japan’s Coast

For the third time in a week, Japan has been struck by a major earthquake. On Wednesday, Japan was subjected to another quake, this one struck near the northern island of Honshu. This latest quake struck near where the March 2011 quake struck, killing 15,000 people and heavily damaging the Fukushima nuclear facility. Japan suffers […]