Earthquake jolts southern Japan’s Ehime, Kochi prefectures

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.4 hit southern Japan late on Wednesday, said the Japan Meteorological Agency, without issuing a tsunami warning. The epicentre was the Bungo Channel, a strait separating the Japanese islands of Kyushu and Shikoku, the agency said. Ehime and Kochi prefectures were hit by the quake with an intensity … Read more

Magnitude of 6.1 earthquake strikes Japan, no tsunami warning issued

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.1 hit Iwate and Aomori prefectures in northern Japan on Tuesday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. The epicenter was in the northern coastal part of Iwate Prefecture, the agency said, adding that a tsunami warning had not been issued. There were no reports of immediate damage. Published By: … Read more

5.8 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Japan’s Fukushima, No Damage Or Tsunami

New Delhi: An earthquake of magnitude 5.8 on the Richter Scale hit Japan early on March 15 (Japan local time), the Japan Meteorological Agency said. There were no immediate reports of damage, reported news agency Reuters. According to Japan Meteorological Agency, the epicentre of the earthquake was off the coast of Fukushima prefecture, where strong … Read more

Video Shows Residents Escaping Massive Wajima Landslide

The 7.5-magnitude quake on January 1 rattled Japan. At least 92 people have been killed and scores more are still missing after a devastating 7.6 magnitude earthquake hit Japan on New Year’s Day. The massive quake was followed by over 150 back-to-back tremors over the next 24 hours that added to the trail of destruction. … Read more

Heartbroken cat lover searches for lost pets after Japan quake

Kohei Kirimoto, an 8th-generation lacquerware artisan, walked through the ruins of his century-old workshop in the Japanese coastal town of Wajima on Thursday, concerned only for his missing cats. The workshop, renowned worldwide for its traditional lacquerware, lay in a smouldering heap following the New Year’s Day earthquake and subsequent fire that engulfed it. Kirimoto … Read more

‘I Am Deeply Anguished’: PM Modi Writes To Japan PM Fumio, Condoles Loss Of Lives In Earthquake | India News

New Delhi: In a heartfelt letter to Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed his profound sorrow and concern over the significant earthquake that struck Japan on January 1, 2024. Solidarity In Grief PM Modi conveyed, “I am deeply anguished to learn about the major earthquake, and I extend my … Read more

Japan earthquake: Rescuers rush aid to survivors amid warnings of freezing rain, landslides after quake hit Noto peninsula on Monday

The death toll from a massive earthquake that struck Japan on New Year’s Day rose to 62 on Wednesday, as authorities rushed to bring aid to survivors facing freezing temperatures and heavy rain forecast for later in the day. The quake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.6 struck the Noto peninsula on Monday afternoon, levelling … Read more

Japan’s Massive Earthquake Leaves Behind Trail Of Death And Destruction – A Look at Major Quakes In 30 Years | World News

The New Year began on a tragic note in Japan with a massive earthquake hitting central Japan on Monday (January 1, 2024). A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.5 rattled Japan on the evening of New Year’s Day in central Japan’s Ishikawa Prefecture. According to the public broadcaster NHK’s report, the death toll from the quake … Read more