Second Moderate Earthquake Strikes Takanabe, Japan in the Last 24 Hours

Second Moderate Earthquake Strikes Takanabe, Japan in the Last 24 Hours

Japan has been hit with its second moderate earthquake in the last 24 hours. This most recent quake struck at 9:11 a.m. local time. The earthquake had a magnitude of 5.3 and hit just 30 miles from Takanabe on Wednesday. Specifically, the quake had a depth of 24 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. […]

5.4 Moderate Earthquake Strikes 30 Miles E of Takanabe, Japan

5.4 Moderate Earthquake Strikes 30 Miles E of Takanabe, Japan

A 5.4 magnitude earthquake has struck approximately 30 miles east of Takanabe, Japan. The quake hit at a depth of A shallow earthquake of magnitude 5.4 struck 30 miles east of Takanabe, Japan, at a depth of 9.4 miles, according to the United States Geological Survey. An earthquake of this magnitude is considered moderate, which […]

Emperor of Japan Akihito Wants to Step Down

Emperor of Japan Akihito Wants to Step Down

According to “The New York Times,” Monday, Aug. 8, 2016, was an important day for the people of Japan, as Akihito, the country’s 82-year-old Emperor announced publicly, his intentions to resign from the royal position. The octogenarian made the announcement in Tokyo, using a 10-minute long prerecorded speech that was beamed across the country’s television […]

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