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4 hrs ago | Science
The 2011 M w 9.0 Tohoku-Oki earthquake and tsunami were remarkable in many regards, including the rupturing of shallow trench sediments with huge associated slip .
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8 hrs ago | PR-inside.com
However, consumption appears to have hit an upper limit as gas power is running near maximum capacity, while demand for expensive oil wanes.
12 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Japan gave its strongest signal yet that it wishes to keep nuclear power following the meltdown in Fukushima almost three years ago, shifting away from the previous government's intention to phase out the technology.
17 hrs ago | Lincoln Daily News
With his face hidden behind sunglasses and a white surgical mask, the artist is almost as invisible as the radioactive contamination he is protesting against - yet his stickers are graphic reminders of the Fukushima nuclear disaster.
19 hrs ago | Global Voices Online
December 4, 2013 marked the thousandth day since a powerful earthquake triggered a tsunami that hit the island of Japan on March 11, 2011, killing more than 15,000 people, devastating parts of the country, and causing a nuclear meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi plant.
The V.I. Territorial Emergency Management Agency released tsunami maps Wednesday to help residents and visitors to the islands understand where the danger zones are and where safe ground can be found if a tsunami is on its way.
Storage tanks at the Fukushima nuclear plant like one that spilled almost 80,000 gallons of radioactive water this year were built in part by workers illegally hired in one of the poorest corners of Japan, say labour regulators and some of those involved in the work.
For the first time, scientists have measured the frictional heat produced by the fault slip during an earthquake.
Christie Rowe and her colleagues spent weeks on a ship in Japan's stormy seas before they finally managed to reach seven kilometers beneath the waves down to where the Earth cracked open unleashing the monster 2011 Tohoku-Oki earthquake and tsunami.
First lady Michelle Obama hosted military families for the first viewing of the decorations and demonstrated holiday crafts and treats for military children.
TOKYO , Dec. 5 -- _ ---------- Japan's key bond yield flat at 0.63% TOKYO - The yield on the bellwether 10-year Japanese government bond ended Thursday morning flat amid a wait-and-see mood ahead of a 10-year government auction later in the day.
TOKYO , Dec. 5 -- _ Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Cabinet on Thursday approved an economic stimulus package worth 18.6 trillion yen , aiming to brush off fears that the planned 3-percentage-point sales tax hike to 8 percent next April would trigger a sharp economic downturn.
The Royal Thai Marine Corps in Chon Buri's Sattahip district does not only perform the duty of defending our territorial waters, but is also tasked with protecting the local marine ecosystem.
It was 11 March 2011, and I remember standing in the newsroom that Friday afternoon glued to the television watching the horrific images coming out of Japan.
Testimony of Assistant Administrator Nancy E. Lindborg Before the House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Tuesday, December 3, 2013 Chairman Smith, Ranking Member Bass, and Members of the Subcommittee: Thank you for inviting me to testify on the ongoing U.S. response to Typhoon Haiyan, known ... (more)
The Rotary Club of Port Coquitlam will host an open house at 4 p.m. at Wilson Centre on Thursday, Dec. 5. Local non-profit and community support agencies will describe the services and support they receive from the club, according to a press release.
A Santa Claus recognised by the Finnish government-backed Santa Claus Foundation arrived in Osaka from Finland on Wednesday, three weeks before Christmas.