Japan Meteorological Agency

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Strong quake strikes central Japan's Nagano city

The magnitude-6.8 earthquake hit parts of Nagano city and surrounding areas the hardest, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

Powerful typhoon churns toward Okinawa with strong winds

Fourteen people in Okinawa and Kagoshima prefecture in Kyushu were injured due to strong winds.


New tremors raise concern at Japan's Mount Ontake

Rescuers found five more bodies on Monday, bringing the death toll to 36.

11 dead, 1,200 injured as heavy snow hits Japan: Reports

More than 20,000 households were without electricity, while airlines cancelled more than 400 domestic flights a day.

7.0-magnitude quake hits north of Japan,east of Russia

Quake strikes in seas off far northern Japan and far eastern Russia but no damages expected.

Typhoon lashes southern Japan,approaches Tokyo

After injuring dozens of people,typhoon is causing blackouts and paralysing traffic in southern Japan.


6.8 magnitude earthquake shakes northern Japan

Tremor was centered about 146 miles (235 kilometers) south of Kushiro,Japan,on Hokkaido island.

Major aftershock rattles Japan,7 injured

NHK public television cited police as saying seven people had been injured,two of them seriously