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A 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Japan Near Fukushima.

October 25, 2013 – 7.3 magnitude earthquake hits Japan near Fukushima: A 7.3-magnitude earthquake shook Japan early Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. This quake was subsequently downgraded to a 7.1 magnitude earthquake. The quake was off the Fukushima region … Continue reading

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The Great Japan Earhtquake of September 1, 1923

September 5, 2013 – The Great Japan Earthquake of 1923: The powerful quake and ensuing tsunami that struck Yokohama and Tokyo traumatized a nation and unleashed historic consequences. Pictured above, a circa 1925 woodcut by Unpo Takashima depicts Tokyo’s Ueno … Continue reading

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When and Where Will the Next Mega-Volcano Strike?

January 23, 2013 – Remembering the Mighty: Pictured above, Lightning streaks across the sky as lava flows from the volcano in Eyjafjallajokul. Smoke billows from an erupting volcano under the Eyjafjallajokull glacier on April 14, 2010 near the Icelandic capital, … Continue reading

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