japan earthquake

Japan’s May 2015 Earthquake “Could Have” Been A Disaster

A large but thankfully deep earthquake struck Japan on May 30, 2015, leaving no major casualties.

Half Of Japanese Town Suffers From PTSD

Researchers found that eating right, exercising and going to work helped people in the town of Hirono to cope in the aftermath of the Fukushima disaster.

Slippery Fault Unleased 2011 Japan Tsunami

The Tohoku fault is more slippery than expected and this may explain why the 2011 Tohoku-Oki earthquake triggered a devastating tsunami.

300 Tons Of Radioactive Water Leak From TEPCO’s Fukushima Plant

Japan's nuclear regulators have raised the severity level of a radioactive water leak at the Fukushima plant from one to three on an international scale.

Fukushima Radiation Poses No Immediate Health Risks: UN Science Panel

Radiation exposure from the Fukushima nuclear accident is unlikely to result in future health problems, according to a new scientific report by the UN.

Google Maps Shows Japanese Town Two Years After Fukushima

Google Street View has released images of a Fukushima town that is facing a grim future two years after the March 2011 earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown.

Yukiya Amano Reelected As UN Nuclear Agency Chief

Mr. Yukiya Amano has been reappointed to a second term as Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency.

After Fukushima: The Future Of Nuclear Power In Asia

Before the nuclear disaster at Fukushima on March 11, 2011, Asia was seen as the nuclear powerhouse of the future, but the situation has changed since then, writes Vlado Vivoda.

Ripples From Japan Earthquake Felt In Space

Researchers say that the 9.0 magnitude Japan earthquake of March 2011 was so strong that soundwaves were picked up directly in space.

Japan Earthquake Released Stress Causing Tsunami, Study

Researchers have discovered that the massive 2011 earthquake in Japan released nearly all of the stress that had built up along the plate boundary in that region.