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Magnitude 6.1 Earthquake Hits Osaka, Japan

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A magnitude 6.1 earthquake killed five people and injured more than 370 in Osaka, Japan on Monday (AP). Just after the earthquake, inspectors halted train service in Osaka for six hours to check for damages (CNN). In Takatsuki, the city in Osaka prefecture that experienced the largest shock, several water pipes broke and roads suffered […]

Kyushu Earthquake Ravages Southern Japan

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As of Wednesday, April 20, 2016, the death toll from the two earthquakes that hit Kumamoto prefecture in Japan last weekend has increased to 48 (CBS). The first earthquake that hit was a 6.2 magnitude, followed by a 7.3 magnitude about 27 hours later (ABC). No nuclear facilities were damaged and there were no tsunami warnings issued after […]