Japan, Kazakhstan Share Earthquake Risk Lessons with Central Asia, Caucasus

The seminar, co-organized by the Kazakh Research Institute of Construction and Architecture and the Center for Emergency Situations and Disaster Risk Reduction, brought together emergency specialists from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. ( read original story ...)

Eight reported injured after Japan earthquake

TOKYO: Eight people were reported injured on Thursday (Apr 18) after a 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck off southwestern Japan, but there appeared to be no major damage or tsunami. The epicentre of the quake, ( read original story ...)

Earthquake with magnitude of 6.3 hit southern Japan

The US Geological Survey said that an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.3 struck off southwestern Japan on Wednesday night (Apr 17). Meanwhile, the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said that the magnitude was 6.4. So far no major damage has ... ( read original story ...)

Earthquake jolts southern Japan

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 epicenter was the Bungo Channel, a strait separating the Japanese islands of Kyushu and ... ( read original story ...)

Magnitude 6.6 quake strikes off Shikoku

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake, measuring a weak 6 on Japan's seismic intensity scale, struck off the west coast of Japan's Shikoku island on Wednesday night. There was no threat of a tsunami, and it was not immediately clear if the quake had caused injuries or damage. ( read original story ...)