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Japan Earthquake: 6.3-Magnitude Hits Three Main Islands Japan Earthquake: 6.3-Magnitude Hits Three Main Islands

Fourteen injuries were reported Friday following an earthquake that struck the south coast of Japan. The quake occurred a little after 2 a.m. in the Iyonada inland sea that separates the country’s main islands, including Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu. It was reportedly …

Japan Earthquake Triggers Tsunamis Japan Earthquake Triggers Tsunamis
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An earthquake hit off the coast of Honshu, Japan, on October 25, 2013, measuring a magnitude of 7.1 the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reports. According to local Tokyo time, the earthquake hit at 2:10 a.m. and produced tsunamis at four …

5.3-Magnitude Earthquake: No Damage to Nuclear Plant 5.3-Magnitude Earthquake: No Damage to Nuclear Plant
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An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 shook the island of Japan at about 1:25 EDT (2:25 am Friday Japan time), and the troubled and now famous Fukushima Nuclear Plant. However Reuters reports that Tokyo Electric is quoted in Japanese …

Earthquake Hits Japan, 3 Aftershocks Follow Earthquake Hits Japan, 3 Aftershocks Follow
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An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 on the Richter scale hit northern Japan today, rocking Fukushima-ken Oki and causing three strong aftershocks within an hour. While there have been no reports of major damage or injuries, those affected were …

Apple’s Most Thoughtful iOS Feature Ever? Apple’s Most Thoughtful iOS Feature Ever?

When the iOS 5 update hits iPhones in Japan, it will include perhaps one of the more thoughtful and useful notification systems Apple’s ever included with their technology. Perhaps I’m just letting my surprise motivate the hyperbole, but the feature …

Visualizing Twitter Use During the Japanese Earthquakes Visualizing Twitter Use During the Japanese Earthquakes

Twitter’s role during, well, anything worth talking about has been pretty well defined. Whether it’s the Vancouver riots, natural weather disasters in Missouri and Alabama, discussing Dirk Nowitzki’s NBA Finals performance, or simply responding to a popular hashtag (rise & …