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Apr 19, 2016 05:33 PM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
The earthquakes that rattled Japan last week have nothing to do with the strong earthquake that shook Ecuador this past weekend. Continue reading →
Sep 5, 2014 11:30 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
A new volcanic island growing 600 miles south of Tokyo is still growing, and scientists worry it could collapse and cause a tsunami, or else explode. Continue reading →
Jul 21, 2014 03:26 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Japan's devastating 9.0 earthquake in 2011 has dangerously increased the pressure beneath Mount Fuji, an active volcano. Continue reading →
Jul 11, 2014 05:15 PM ET // AFP
The Japan Meteorological Agency said a local tsunami of up to one metre (3.3 feet) could impact the Pacific coastline after the quake.
Jun 25, 2014 02:06 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Some earthquake-prone countries have alert systems to give people time to seek cover. Seismologists are urging Congress to fund a similar system. Continue reading →
Mar 22, 2013 01:27 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
A lowly rat likely brought down the Fukushima nuclear power plant's cooling system this week. ->
Mar 11, 2013 04:20 AM ET // The DNews Editors
Documentary film maker Ian Thomas Ash reflects on the disaster that struck Japan two years ago. ->