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CNA   10 May 2019   Japan  
<p>TOKYO: A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of southern Japan on Friday (May 10), the Japan Meteorological Agency said. <br />No tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of damage due to the quake, which struck at ...
Mail Online   11 April 2019   Japan   Honshu island  
<p>A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 has struck off the coast of Japan.<br />Strong tremors hit the east of Honshu, the country's largest island, on Thursday, according to the United States Geological Service. <br />There were no immediate reports ...
CNN   10 September 2018   Japan   Hokkaido  
<p>Tokyo (CNN) The death toll in the magnitude 6.7 earthquake that struck Japan on Thursday has risen to 39, the country's Fire and Disaster Management Agency said. Two people remain missing, and at least 641 people were injured, the agency said Sunday. Evacuation ...
Reuters   18 June 2018   Japan   Osaka  
<p>A magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook Osaka, Japan’s second-biggest metropolis, early on Monday morning, killing three people, halting factory lines in a key industrial area and bursting water mains, government officials and broadcaster NHK said.</p><p>No tsunami ...
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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, ...
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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, ...
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