M 7.8 Earthquake Hits Tokyo; Aftershocks Felt in Nepal and India Update

M 7.8 Earthquake Hits Tokyo; Aftershocks Felt in Nepal and India Update

Minutes ago, reports of another earthquake striking Japan have been received. The quake with magnitude 6.4 occurred near Hachijo-jima, Izu Islands, Japan at 18:49:07.80 UTC on May 30, 2015. Advisories have been issued to expect more aftershocks following this earthquake. These are secondary shockwaves that are usually less violent than the main quake. However, they […]

Earthquake Galore: Nepal and Japan Both Hit in the Last 24 Hours

Earthquake Galore: Nepal and Japan Both Hit in the Last 24 Hours

Less than a month after the devastating earthquake measuring 7.8 took more than 8,000 lives, another earthquake struck Nepal. The 7.3 quake had its  epicenter near Mount Everest and the aftershocks were felt all over north and east India, Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Tibet too. On the same day as Nepal, Japan was also hit by an earthquake […]

Nepal Is Devastated by Another Earthquake

Nepal Is Devastated by Another Earthquake

On April 25th a devastating earthquake having a magnitude of 7.8 struck Nepal. Destroying thousands of buildings and flattening mountain villages was not the worst of it. The horrifying earthquake killed upwards of 8,000 people and injured 1,117. A few weeks later, on Tuesday, May 12, the people faced another horrific earthquake. It had a magnitude of 7.3 , […]

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