Tag Archives: Shakes

6.1 Earthquake Shakes Tokyo, No Tsunami Hazard

A powerful earthquake with an initial recorded strength of 6.1 rocked Tokyo late Thursday (7/10), but officials said there was no danger of a tsunami. The Meteorological Affairs Agency said the quake’s epicenter was in Chiba prefecture, east of Tokyo, at a depth of 80 kilometers. The earthquake shook a …

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Earthquake Shakes South Pakistan, 20 Killed

At least 20 people were killed and more than 100 injured on Thursday (7/10) when an earthquake hit southwest Pakistan. The unfortunate incident caused the roof and walls of the mud-brick house to collapse onto the family as they slept. A one-year-old boy was among the dead. He breathed his …

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6.1 SR Earthquake Shakes Japan, No Tsunami Risk

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off Japan’s northwest coast Wednesday, but no tsunami warning was issued, Japanese and American authorities said. The quake shook as far as the northeast coast and was also felt in Tokyo, but there have been no reports of any damage from the quake. The United States …

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Grenade Attack Shakes Burundi’s Capital, Several Victims Injured

Burundi’s Prime Minister Alain-Guillaume Bunyoni on Tuesday (21/9) visited a hospital in Bujumbura, where victims of the grenade attack were being treated. The attack took place late Monday in the Burundian capital, at a bustling market and bus station. Bunyoni told reporters that of the 104 people injured in the …

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