Tag: earthquake

Japan, the earth shakes again
By: Date: April 8, 2011 Categories: News Tags: , , , ,

Two people were killed and over 100 were injured as a result of the powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.4,  recorded yesterday Thursday, April 7 and followed by a tsunami warning in northeast Japan, with its epicenter in the prefecture of Miyagi. Citing the agency for disaster management, the NHK  TV spoke about a woman of…

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Yakuza helps Japan and the Japanese after the earthquake
By: Date: March 21, 2011 Categories: Lifestyle,News Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Yakuza is helping out Japan and the Japanese after the earthquake, with the relief efforts and showing a strain of civic duty. The worst of times sometimes brings out the best in people. Hours after the first shock waves hit, two of the largest crime groups went into action, opening their offices to those stranded in…

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Japan earthquake : damages for at least 120 billion dollars
By: Date: March 21, 2011 Categories: News Tags: , , , , , ,

The Japan earthquake and tsunami have produced between 120 and 230 billion dollars of damages. These are the estimated data from the World Bank, that calculate the Tokyo government in 2011 will spend more than 12 billion dollars for reconstruction, and much more the next years. The World Bank has stressed the uncertainties due to the nuclear…

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80,000 rescue workers to help Japan
By: Date: March 16, 2011 Categories: News Tags: , , , , , ,

Follwing the catastrophic earthquake and tsunami in Japan, the rescue and relief operations are continuing  today with 80,000 self-defense forces personnel, police officers and firefighters mobilized in the devastated areas, where temperatures have dropped to midwinter levels. The National Police Agency said it has confirmed more than 4,000 deaths in 12 prefectures and more than 8,000 people remained…

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New strong aftershock in the prefecture of Shizuoka
By: Date: March 15, 2011 Categories: News Tags: , , , ,

At 22.30 it was felt a strong earthquake in Tokyo. It’s another strong reply to the first great earthquake of Tohoku, that last Friday 11th March devastated the northeast of Japan. The epicenter was in the prefecture of Shizuoka, about 120 kilometers southwest of Tokyo near Mount Fuji, the area where the shock was most felt, according to the…

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New nuclear explosion in Japan
By: Date: March 15, 2011 Categories: News Tags: , , , , , ,

The level of radiation near the site of the Japanese nuclear power plant in Fukushima, badly damaged by the earthquake last Friday, is increased considerably and the population within a radius of 30 km from the plant must remain in their homes. It was announced by Japanese Prime Minister, Naoto Kan. The approximately 200 thousand…

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