4.7 earthquake, Philippine Islands region. Apr 4 2:28am at epicenter (1h:17m ago, 131km WSW of Calapan, depth 60km). http://j.mp/dW5sBG
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A tsunami that hit a coastal city in Iwate Prefecture after the March 11 earthquake is estimated to have reached 37.9 meters in height, a field survey by a researcher at the University of Tokyo showed Sunday.
Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Saturday that a cracked storage pit at the Fukushima No. 1 power plant was the source of a radioactive water leak contaminating the ocean and that it is attempting to fill it with concrete.
ONAGAWA, Miyagi Pref. (Kyodo) From a pile of debris over 10 meters high, the body of Junko Sato was carefully removed by an Indian rescue and relief team Saturday in the tsunami-hit town of Onagawa, Miyagi Prefecture. Her son Yukiyoshi, 38, cried out at the sight of her, "Sorry, Mom, sorry I left yo
According to a March 26 and 27 Kyodo News poll, the approval rating of the Kan administration rose 8.4 percentage points from mid-February to 28.3 percent, and 57.9 percent of the polled approved of the way his Cabinet deals with the victims of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.
At the Consumer Electronics Show 2011 in Las Vegas earlier this year, Sony previewed its new line of BRAVIA LCD televisions, and the company has now announced that they will be released at the end of April.