Strong Quake Hits Japan, Tsunami Alert Issued

1 Tokyo, Mar 11. -Northern Japan was shaken by a 8.8-magnitude earthquake on Friday, leading authorities to decree a tsunami alert. The U.S. Geological Survey reported the quake, while Japan´s meteorology agency said it was a 7.9-magnitude quake. The quake shook all the areas of the Pacific Coast, including Tokyo and Osaka, with several injuries reported. The quake was registered

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More than 2,000 Aftershocks in China

2 Beijing, Jun 4. -Around 2,499 aftershocks of reduced or moderate magnitude have shaken the Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, in the province of Qinghai, which was devastated by a 7-degree quake in April. After the strong seism, such tremors are normal and they can keep on taking place for a prolonged period, informed Fan Lanbao, deputy director of the seismological

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