Kobe marks 23 years since Great Hanshin earthquake that killed more than 6,400

KOBE – The city of Kobe and neighboring areas in western Japan on Wednesday marked the 23rd anniversary of a magnitude 7.3 earthquake that claimed the lives of 6,434 people, with many vowing to pass on lessons learned from the disaster to future generations. ( read original story ...)

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Let’s discuss the big earthquake that never came

But the jolt never came to the region. The agency had estimated that a magnitude 6.4 earthquake would hit off the coast of Ibaraki Prefecture. In fact, that quake was magnitude 4.4 and 3 on the Japanese intensity scale. But at the same time, a second quake ... ( read original story ...)

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Moderate earthquake 5 mag, 92 km E of Nishinoomote, Japan

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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag strikes near Ishigaki in Japan

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