Posts Tagged ‘Past Earthquakes’

Oil tank swept by tsunami to be kept as monument

Saturday, February 11, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Feb. 11, 2012

A fish processing company in Ishinomaki City has decided to keep an oil tank that was swept away by tsunami 11 months ago as a memorial.

The tank measures 11 meters in height and 9 Read more…

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:Mid-term review of tsunami warning system released

Monday, August 8, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 9,2011
Japan’s Meteorological Agency has unveiled an interim report on the country’s tsunami warning system, based on information learned in the March 11th disaster. Read more…

Japan:6.7 Quake hits Iwate Prefecture

Thursday, June 23, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  June 23,2011
An earthquake hit Iwate Prefecture on Thursday morning.

Japan’s Meteorological Agency estimates the earthquake’s magnitude at 6.7. It struck at 6:51 AM local time. Read more…