Published: Mar 19, 2022
A Tohoku Shinkansen bullet train that derailed in Miyagi Prefecture during the powerful earthquake that struck off Japan’s northeast coast Wednesday night may have been knocked from the rails by the second jolt of the quake, according to the transport safety board.
Published: Mar 17, 2022
TOKYO - A powerful earthquake hit off Fukushima in north-east Japan on Wednesday night (March 16), shaking buildings more than 200km away in Tokyo and knocking out power in millions of homes.
Published: Dec 20, 2021
The Thai Meteorological Department reported that a 5.8-magnitude earthquake near Laos’ Luang Prabang early on Monday also hit nine provinces in Thailand’s North and Northeast, with the strongest tremor being felt in Nan.
Published: Oct 08, 2021
TOKYO (Jiji Press) — A powerful earthquake with an estimated magnitude of 5.9 rocked the Tokyo metropolitan area on Thursday night, leaving at least 17 people injured and disrupting traffic, including Shinkansen high-speed train services.