Japan's devastating 9.0 earthquake in 2011 has dangerously increased the pressure beneath Mount Fuji, an active volcano. Continue reading →
The Japan Meteorological Agency said a local tsunami of up to one metre (3.3 feet) could impact the Pacific coastline after the quake.
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 →
A lowly rat likely brought down the Fukushima nuclear power plant's cooling system this week. ->
Documentary film maker Ian Thomas Ash reflects on the disaster that struck Japan two years ago. ->