Posts Tagged ‘Iwate Prefecture’

Japan – Island off Miyagi hit by 43-meter tsunami

Saturday, March 17, 2012 Comments off

A Japanese scientist says a tsunami about 43 meters high hit an island off Miyagi Prefecture after the earthquake on March 11th of last year.

University of Tokyo Associate Professor Yoshinobu Tsuji has been conducting a survey of tsunami damage in Japan’s northeast. Read more…

Japan – Tsunami advisories issued after quake

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 Comments off

A magnitude-6.8 earthquake hit northeastern Japan on Wednesday evening. Read more…

Japan – Population falling in disaster-hit areas

Monday, March 12, 2012 Comments off

Municipalities along the coastlines in northeastern Japan devastated by the disaster last March need more assistance from the central government to stop the outflow of population. Read more…

Japan:High level of radioactivity in Tochigi mushrooms

Friday, November 11, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 11,2011

8 months passed since the March disaster

High level of radioactivity in Tochigi mushrooms Read more…

Japan:Seven months since the disaster

Tuesday, October 11, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 11,2011

It’s been 7 months since the March 11th earthquake and tsunami. Read more…

Japan:Rice harvested from tsunami-hit paddy + Related News

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 27,2011
Fukushima City to decontaminate all houses


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Japan:Cesium found in industrial waste

Friday, September 16, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 16,2011

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Japan:March 11 tsunami caused unprecedented fire

Thursday, September 15, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 15,2011

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Japan:March 11 tsunami waves reached 39.7m high

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 14,2011
The Japan Society of Civil Engineers says the height of the March 11 tsunami reached 39.7 meters in Miyako City, Iwate Prefecture. Read more…

Japan:Traces of old tsunamis discovered in Tohoku

Monday, August 22, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 22,2011

A Japanese professor has discovered traces of old tsunamis in the area of the March disaster. He suspects major earthquakes rocked the region every 1,000 years, based on his findings. Read more…