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The Japan News   05 July 2017   Japan   Ibaraki Prefecture  
<p>About 2,000 items at the Geological Museum in Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture, can help visitors deepen their understanding about the materials of the Earth’s crust, such as igneous rocks and fossils, in the Japanese archipelago where earthquakes, volcanic ...
NTD.TV   14 March 2017   Japan   Kansai, Osaka  
<p>A monorail is just like any railway – except for that it uses just one rail instead of a pair of rails. Monorail trains started production at the beginning of the 20th century. The earliest monorail trains were stabilized by a gyroscope. With this new innovation, ...
Filed under: Construction News
The Independent   21 October 2016   Japan   Asia  
<p>A powerful earthquake with a suspected magnitude of 6.6 has shaken western Japan, injuring seven people - one seriously.</p><p>The Meteorological Agency said the earthquake occurred Friday at 2:10 p.m. (05:10 GMT) in Japan's western prefecture of Tottori, ...
KTLA 5   15 April 2016   Japan   Kumamoto  
<p>A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit Japan&rsquo;s Kumamoto region on Friday, the day after a 6.2 quake struck, killing at least nine people, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Friday&rsquo;s quake struck at a depth of about 6 miles around 9:25 a.m. PST, ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards