JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong undersea earthquake rocked parts of Indonesia’s main Java island on Saturday, causing some damage but there were no reports of casualties. The 6.1-magnitude quake was centered 41 kilometers (25 miles) south of Kroya, a town near the southern coast of Central Java, with a depth of 83 kilometers (51...
BEIJING (AP) — An earthquake hit a mountainous area in southwestern China Saturday morning, killing at least three people injuring several more, according to state media and the China Earthquake Administration. The quake, which measures 5.9 on the Richter scale by the administration and 5.8 by the U.S. Geological Survey, shook several counties in Yunnan...
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A strong earthquake Friday rocked New Zealand’s capital city of Wellington but there were no initial reports of injuries or significant damage. The magnitude-5.3 temblor struck just after 9 a.m. and was widely felt throughout central New Zealand. It was strong enough to knock items off shelves and lasted about...
TOKYO (AP) — A strong earthquake has struck Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido, but authorities say there is no danger of a tsunami and there are no immediate reports of injuries or damage. Japan’s Meteorological Agency says the quake had a magnitude of 6.4 and hit at 11:17 p.m. (1417 GMT) Saturday in the Tokachi...
TOKYO (AP) — The operator of the disaster-struck Japanese nuclear power plant has acknowledged that the company long neglected safety measures intended to avoid and manage severe accidents while it was obsessed with fixing minor safety problems to improve operational records. Tokyo Electric Power Co. is struggling to reform itself, and earlier this year launched...
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