Earthquake standards are on shaky ground

In 1952, the government devised a map of Japan that illustrated the perceived differences in earthquake frequency and force from one region to another. The most dangerous areas were the Kanto, Chubu, Kansai and eastern Tohoku regions. Other areas ... ( read original story ...)

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Her weekly segment, Science Smarts, answers viewers' science-related questions. Earthquake technology saves lives. Japan has it, the U.S is working on it, and now B.C. is beginning the process to get it in place — a province-wide earthquake early warning ... ( read original story ...)

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ST LOUIS (LALATE) – A Japan earthquake today 2016 has just struck out to sea. And the quake was followed by another quake moments thereafter. The Japan earthquake today November 1, 2016 hit late today. First, USGS indicates to news that a 5.2 magnitude ... ( read original story ...)

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