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The earthquake zones off of certain coasts, like those of Japan and Java, make them especially vulnerable to tsunamis, according to a new study.
The piles of rubble left behind by the receding tsunami have largely gone, but two years after nature visited its fury, some stretches of Japan’s battered northeast remain little more than ravaged wastelands.
An 8.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific on Wednesday, triggering a tsunami, small yet still deadly.
2,000 previously unseen images released by Fukushima operator Tokyo Electric Power showing the period between March 15, 2011, just four days after the tsunami struck, and April 11.
The massive Tohoku, Japan, earthquake in 2011 and Sumatra-Andaman superquake in 2004 stunned scientists because neither region was thought to be capable of producing a megathrust earthquake with a magnitude exceeding ̴ 8.4.
The devastating earthquake that ravaged Japan in 2011 may have also wreaked havoc on vital fisheries, researchers say.
A fish contaminated with radiation levels more than 2,500 times the legal limit has been caught near Japan’s crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.
Japan is moving away from reliance on nuclear power plants after the Fukushima disaster, and plans to plans to build the world’s largest offshore wind farm…
More than a year and a half since the nuclear crisis, much of Japan’s post-Fukushima cleanup remains primitive, slapdash and bereft of the cleanup methods lauded by government scientists as effective in removing harmful radioactive cesium from the environment.