M 5.6 in Japan on 08 Apr 2018 16:32 UTC

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Tsunamis Could Cause Beach Tourism to Lose Hundreds of Millions of Dollars Every Year

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 13:27:00 +0200kit (en)

European tourists are more frequently going to places all over the world with significant tsunami risk, researchers have found. A global tourism destination risk index for tsunamis was released today at the 2018 Annual Conference of the European Geosciences Union (EGU) in Vienna, based on a study....

Huge quake STRIKES Japan amid fears of Big One

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 12:27:00 +0200dailystar (en)

The quake rattled the coast of Japan , some 67 miles from Iwanani. Striking at a depth of 13.3km, the epicentre of the earthquake was in Hokkaido, whose population is more than 13,210. There are no immediate reports of injuries or deaths. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre is yet to issue any alerts....

BREAKING: Huge quake STRIKES Japan amid fears of Big One

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 10:53:00 +0200dailystar (en)

DS The quake rattled the coast of Japan , some 67 miles from Iwanani. Striking at a depth of 13.3km, the epicentre of the earthquake was in Hokkaido, whose population is more than 13,210. There are no immediate reports of injuries or deaths. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre is yet to issue any....

Tepco prediction that 15.7-meter tsunami could hit Fukushima plant stunned regulators just four days before 2011 disaster

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 10:05:00 +0200japantimes (en)

Four days before the Great East Japan Earthquake, nuclear regulators were stunned by an estimate that a massive tsunami could hit Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc.’s Fukushima No. 1 power plant, a Tepco employee testified Wednesday. At a meeting on March 7, 2011, the Tepco worker told the....

Tokyo’s iconic 109 department store designated most likely building to collapse in earthquake

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 01:31:00 +0200japantoday (en)

Since 1979, the Shibuya 109 skyscraper has stood tall, literally, as the epicenter of trendy young women’s fashion in Tokyo. A recent government study, though, considered what would happen if it were the epicenter of an earthquake, and the results weren’t nearly as pretty as the gyaru and one-kei....

Tokyo’s iconic 109 department store designated most likely building to collapse in earthquake

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 07:08:00 +0200rocketnews24 (en)

Out of 852 examined buildings in the city, researchers say the Shibuya fashion mecca is the least prepared for a major trembler. Since 1979, the Shibuya 109 skyscraper has stood tall, literally, as the epicenter of trendy young women’s fashion in Tokyo.

50 years of serving seafarers in Japan

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 23:20:00 +0200hellenicshippingnews (en)

Fr Hubert, 80, is retiring this month after spending almost a third of his lifetime supporting seafarers’ pastoral and practical needs. “After much deliberation and prayer, I have decided, for reasons of age and health, to return to Germany,” said Fr Hubert who will be based at the Franciscan monastery in Dorsten.

Japon : cinq blessés dans un fort séisme sur l’île de Honshu

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 21:32:00 +0200leparisien (fr)

Un tremblement de terre de magnitude 5,6 s’est produit dans la nuit de dimanche à lundi dans l’ouest du Japon, faisant cinq blessés et des dégâts matériels, tandis que les autorités ont alerté du risque de répliques. La secousse, qui a touché l’ouest de l’île de Honshu, à 96 km au nord de Hiroshima....

Series of earthquakes shake California and Alaska

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 15:56:00 +0200dailymail (en)

A series of earthquakes shook the US yesterday with several hitting worryingly close to the Ring of Fire, sparking fears a massive tremor could be on the way. The most powerful of this latest cluster - which also shook Alaska and California - came in Perry, Oklahoma, where a 4.3 magnitude tremor struck.

Ring of Fire activity returns as a series of earthquakes shake California and Alaska

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 15:38:00 +0200dailymail (en)

A series of earthquakes shook the US yesterday with several hitting worryingly close to the Ring of Fire, sparking fears a massive tremor could be on the way. The most powerful of this latest cluster - which also shook Alaska and California - came in Perry, Oklahoma, where a 4.3 magnitude tremor struck.

DoC develops operational guideline to manage heritage sites

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 12:29:00 +0200kuenselonline (en)

Recognising the vulnerability of heritage sites to disasters, the Department of Culture (DoC) in collaboration with relevant stakeholders will develop an operational guideline to manage heritage sites. A four-day workshop with the objective to develop guidelines for pre-disaster monitoring and....

Japan's vaunted alert system runs up against limits

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 11:37:00 +0200spacedaily (en)

On January 5, as Tokyo's commuters were struggling back to work after their long New Year break, blaring sirens from every phone pierced the sleepy atmosphere: "strong" earthquake coming. The message delivered via the country's alert system, part of its much-hyped J-Alert mechanism, warned of a big....

Japan’s vaunted quake and missile alert system runs up against limits

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 08:23:00 +0200japantimes (en)

On Jan. 5, as Tokyo commuters were struggling back to work after the long New Year’s break, blaring sirens from every phone pierced the sleepy atmosphere: “strong” earthquake coming. The message delivered via the country’s alert system, part of its much-hyped J-Alert mechanism, warned of a big one....

South Korea appeals WTO ruling against import ban on Japanese seafood

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 08:23:00 +0200japantimes (en)

South Korea has appealed a World Trade Organization ruling against its restrictions on the import of seafood from eight Japan ese prefectures following the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster. The government had earlier vowed to fight the ruling to safeguard public health and safety while keeping the ban in place.

Japan alarm after errors in earthquake alert system

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 05:24:00 +0200chinadaily (en)

Quake warning mechanism criticized over technical glitches. TOKYO - On January 5, as Tokyo's commuters were struggling back to work after their long New Year break, blaring sirens from every phone pierced the sleepy atmosphere: "strong" earthquake coming.

Strong Quake Injures 4, Damages Property in Western Japan

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 05:11:00 +0200laht (en)

TOKYO – A magnitude-6.1 earthquake shook Japan ’s western Shimane prefecture on Monday, leaving four people slightly injured and causing damage to property, although no tsunami alert was issued. The earthquake struck at 1:32 am, with its hypocenter at a depth of 12 kilometers in Shimane prefecture of....

Japón: Terremoto de magnitud 6,1 deja cuatro heridos en Shimane, Japón

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 05:08:00 +0200el19digital (es)

Un terremoto de 6,1 grados de magnitud en la escala abierta de Ritcher sacudió el domingo la prefectura de Shimane (oeste de ) sin que se produjera alerta de tsunami, y causó al menos cuatro heridos leves y daños materiales. El sismo ocurrió a la 01:32 a.m.

Japón: Terremoto de magnitud 6,1 deja cuatro heridos en Shimane, Japón

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 15:54:00 +0200presidencia-NI (es)

Un terremoto de 6,1 grados de magnitud en la escala abierta de Ritcher sacudió el domingo la prefectura de Shimane (oeste de ) sin que se produjera alerta de tsunami, y causó al menos cuatro heridos leves y daños materiales. El sismo ocurrió a la 01:32 a.m.

Japón: Terremoto de magnitud 6,1 deja cuatro heridos en Shimane, Japón

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 15:52:00 +0200elpueblopresidente (es)

Un terremoto de 6,1 grados de magnitud en la escala abierta de Ritcher sacudió el domingo la prefectura de Shimane (oeste de ) sin que se produjera alerta de tsunami, y causó al menos cuatro heridos leves y daños materiales. El sismo ocurrió a la 01:32 a.m.

Sismo de magnitud 6.1 sacude a Japón, se reportan 4 heridos

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 15:29:00 +0200debate (es)

Tokio.- Un terremoto de magnitud 6.1 sacudió hoy la prefectura japonesa de Shimane (oeste del país) sin que se produjera alerta d e tsunami , y causó al menos cuatro heridos leves y daños materiales. El sismo ocurrió a la 1:32 hora local y tuvo su epicentro a 12 kilómetros de profundidad en la....

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