United States Geological Survey

  • 6.1 magnitude earthquake hits northern Japan 24-11-2011 04:47 PM

    Tokyo: A strong earthquake hit northern Japan on Thursday, but no damage was immediately reported. Japan's Meteorological Agency said the magnitude 6.1 quake struck early in the evening south of the main northern island of Hokkaido. No damage or injuries have been reported, and the agency did not issue a...
  • WikiLeaks: Nuke warnings issued 2 years ago 17-03-2011 07:40 AM

    New documents released by WikiLeaks show that Japan had been warned of a meltdown two years ago. ...
  • First batch of Indians from Japan arrives 17-03-2011 07:09 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi airport was a picture of chaos on Wednesday night with almost every one here wanting to catch a glimpse of the passengers who were brought back from Japan on a special flight. But the 500 passengers who got off the flight were composed. Passenger Ridhi Singla said,...
  • Japan prepares to restart work at nuke plant 16-03-2011 03:13 PM

    Fukushima: Japan ordered emergency workers to withdraw from its stricken nuclear complex on Wednesday amid a surge in radiation, temporarily suspending efforts to cool the overheating reactors. Hours later, officials said they were preparing to send the team back in. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano said the workers, who had...
  • New quakes rock tsunami-devastated Japan 12-03-2011 10:11 AM

    Sendai: Huge earthquakes rocked northeastern Japan on Saturday, a day after a giant temblor set off a powerful tsunami that killed hundreds of people, turned the coast into a swampy wasteland and left two nuclear reactors dangerously close to meltdown. The United States Geological Survey said a strong earthquake struck...