Earthquake research in Japan may help warn us when the ‘Big One’ is coming

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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 165 km E of Nago, Japan

A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 165 km E of Nago, Japan (103 miles). Event id: us1000h3q5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000h3q5. A tsunami warning has ... ( read original story ...)

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