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Japan tsunami 2004, the worst ever tremour that shook Indian Ocean

Japan tsunami 2004, the worst ever tremour that shook Indian O...

13-years ago a magnitude of 9.1 earthquake recorded on Richter scale struck underwater of Indian Ocean near Indonesia creating a massive plate shift, Tsunami. It claimed 2,30,000 lives and left many without a home in more than fourteen countries making it one ..., 3 weeks ago
5.1-magnitude quake jolts Japan Prokerala, 2 months ago

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How India monitors earthquakes at atomic reactors

When a mega earthquake and a massive tsunami struck Japan in 2011, several nuclear reactors exploded one after the other at Fukushima. In order to see how safe nuclear reactors in India are and whether they are vulnerable to earthquakes, NDTV took a rare ...
 MSN India2 months ago

Two minor quakes 'wrongly trigger' Japan's alert system

Millions of people in Tokyo received a loud alert today that a "strong" earthquake was about to hit -- but it proved to be a false alarm apparently triggered by geological chance.Text messages and whooping alarms were sent to the phones of millions in and ...
 Business Standard1 week ago
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This incredible house in Japan has floor-to-ceiling bookshelves that are earthquake-proof

When designing your dream home, chances are you’d want to include a massive floor-to-ceiling bookshelf. Who wouldn’t want that much space for their favourite tomes?
 Breaking News1 month ago

Fukushima operator wins first safety approval since disaster

Like many other nuclear power plants in the country, the plant in central Japan has been idle since the 2011 meltdown triggered by a tsunami after a 9.0-magnitude earthquake. Tokyo: Japan's nuclear watchdog on Wednesday gave a formal green light to the ...
 Zee News3 weeks ago

First 'serious incident' for Japan bullet train as crack found

A crack has been found in a Japanese "bullet train" that could have caused a derailment, officials said today, in the first-ever "serious incident" for the iconic mode of transport. Crew aboard a "shinkansen" bullet train reported a burning smell and strange ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

The liferafts of invasive species

Two years after a tsunami devastated parts of Japan, a small black-and-white-striped fish washed ashore in Long Beach Peninsula, Washington, USA. The barred knifejaw (Oplegnathus fasciatus), which is native to Asian waters, had made the 7,000-km trip in the ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

New method to rapidly measure magnitude of giant quakes

Scientists have developed a new gravity-based approach to quickly estimate the magnitude of very large earthquakes.At present, scientists use seismic waves from a rupture to work out the scale of the event.However, a new analysis of the 2011 Tohoku earthquake ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Restoration work of centuries old Japan's Aso Shrine begins

[Japan] November 20 (ANI): The Shimizu Corporation has begun the restoration work of the Romon Gate (Tower Gate) of Aso Shrine, a historical shrine in Japan's Kumamoto prefecture, built 2,300 years ago, which suffered heavy damage in the 2016 Kumamoto ...
 Sify1 month ago

Air Fire Rescue Task Force set up to ensure safety in Tokyo

[Japan], Dec.13 (ANI): Tokyo's skyline is dotted with many skyscrapers. And, authorities always remain on their toes during any accident or disaster. "The Tokyo Fire Department Aviation Unit" is a firefighting team specialized in aviation. A new unit named ...
 Sify1 month ago
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